Questions tagged [separable-verbs]

Separable verbs (also known as verb-object compounds) are verbs that can be separated. Examples: 游泳 and 上課.

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Using Dual-Character Verbs When Not Necessary

I am having trouble determining whether using both characters in a dual-character verb is always necessary. I am unsure about intransitive vs transitive verbs and am trying to better understand the ...
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Double (overlapping) separable verbs?

I have recently come across this sentence: 她惊讶得说不出话来 Which I couldn't understand for a while, but now it seems like 说话 and 出来 overlap: 说 话 出 来 Is this a normal thing to happen in Chinese, ...
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Which online resources (preferably open source / cc) does contain info on which Chinese verbs is separable?

Some Chinese verbs are separable (also called verb-object compounds), that is: 他今天上三個鐘頭的課 (He/she had three hours of class today) Where 上課 is a separable verb. As there is no rules on which verbs ...