See also: 我们

ChineseEdit

I; me (plural marker for pronouns and a few animate nouns)
trad. (我們)
simp. (我们)

PronunciationEdit


PronounEdit

我們

  1. (chiefly Mandarin, Gan, Jin, Changsha Xiang) we; us
    我們朋友 / 我们朋友  ―  Wǒmen shì péngyǒu.  ―  We are friends.
    我們不一樣 / 我们不一样  ―  Tā gēn wǒmen bùyīyàng.  ―  He is different to us.
    我們到時候再說 [MSC, trad.]
    我们到时候再说 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒmen dàoshíhòu zàishuō ba. [Pinyin]
    Let's wait and see.
    我們汽車尾巴撞壞 [MSC, trad.]
    我们汽车尾巴撞坏 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒmen de qìchē wěiba bèi zhuànghuài le. [Pinyin]
    The rear end of our car was smashed.
    最終我們自己討厭樣子 [MSC, trad.]
    最终我们自己讨厌样子 [MSC, simp.]
    Zuìzhōng wǒmen dōu huó chéng le zìjǐ tǎoyàn de yàngzi. [Pinyin]
    In the end we all lived to become people we despised.

Usage notesEdit

我們我们 (wǒmen) can be used in both formal or colloquial speech and can either include or exclude the person being spoken to. In Northern China, 我們我们 (wǒmen) is generally used in the exclusive sense while 咱們咱们 (zánmen) is used for the inclusive sense.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Standard Mandarin Chinese personal pronouns
Person Singular Plural
1st () 我們我们 (wǒmen)
inclusive 咱們咱们 (zánmen)
2nd male/indefinite () 你們你们 (nǐmen)
female () 妳們你们 (nǐmen)
deity () 祢們祢们 (nǐmen)
polite (nín) 你們你们 (nǐmen)
您們您们 (nínmen)
3rd male/indefinite () 他們他们 (tāmen)
female () 她們她们 (tāmen)
deity () 祂們祂们 (tāmen)
animal () 牠們它们 (tāmen)
inanimate () 它們它们 (tāmen)