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As othera have already pointed out, 了doesn't have explicit meaning. It's an exclamation 叹词 marking a statement. There are also exclamation words that mark excitement (啊 呀 呢 吧 啦) or question (吗 呢). Note some words can be used in a question or a statement depending o the tone you said it with… If you are not yet confused at this stage, here are two examples to ...


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Means long time no see, the "le" doesn' make any sense, 是语气词 语气词是表示语气的虚词,常用在句尾或句中停顿处表示种种语气。常见的语气词有:的、了、么、呢、吧、啊。语气词:附着在词语、句子末了,表示语气。 EDIT: Translation. the "le" doesn't make any sense, it's a modal word. Modal words are auxiliary words showing tone, often used at the end of a sentence or in the middle at a pause to show all kinds of tone. Among common ...


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Technically speaking, 好久不见 and 好久不见了 are both acceptable; 了 completes the implicit meaning of "no see" as "have not seen" but can be omitted. IMHO, the two are more or less interchangeable and it is merely a personal preference of which to use (I prefer the later as well). Nevertheless, from my experience, people usually use the former in relatively formal ...


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Two usage of 呢 1.exclamatory sentence example: 他还在睡呢!(He is still sleeping!) 我还没完成呢!(I haven't finish this yet!) 2.interrogative sentence in this case, use of 呢 usually soften the question a bit example: a.你在干什么? b.你在干什么呢? a and b both means "what are you doing?", but b is more slightly edit: one more usage is to mark the sentence(usually very short, or part ...


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There are many sentence-ending particles in Chinese. Among them 呢 and 吗 are the most commonly used ones. The particles 呢 (ne) and 吗 (ma) are very commonly used in both written and spoken Chinese. Check out the similarities and differences between the particle words呢 (ne) and 吗 (ma). Similarities Both 吗 and 呢 are used at the end of a sentence. Both 吗 and ...



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