"Whose pen is this?"

Translation:这是谁的笔?

March 11, 2018

3 Comments


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

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

March 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

March 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mama818045

Why not 这个笔是谁的?

July 23, 2018
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