"Whose pen is this?"

Translation:这是谁的笔?

March 11, 2018

9 Comments
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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mama818045

Why not 这个笔是谁的?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jean-Miche357968

why no measure word is needed ? 这(支)笔是谁的?Is it for phonetic reason (zhe zhi) or anything else ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NasuSamaruk0

The classifier is not needed at the beginning as long as the object is indicated next to 谁的, which is the pen 笔.

The sentence you proposed is also correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/The_Tams

We often complain when Duo doesn't accept alternative, so I just wanted to thank them for including 这支笔是谁的?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Denis.nkn

Duo accept 这笔是谁的!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NathanRasm

without a counter/classifier/measure word?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HeikeLampr

I think it is wrong without a counter/classifier/ measure word.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Asmat39023

Shei is written wring in underline translation as shui please note


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John-8.

Shui? Not shei? And bi ? Not bi zi?

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