3 February 2014

The particle 吧 (ba) uses

In previous lessons we discussed the general use of the  particle. Now we will look in more detail the different uses of it, which are divided into three types depending on the situation and the type of message we want to express.





Proposal or suggestion


我们走!
Wǒmen zǒu ba!
Let's go! 

我们去早饭!
Wǒmen qù zǎofàn ba!
Let's go breakfast! 



Pray, demand or mandate


对不起,今天你去!
Duìbùqǐ, jīntiān nǐ qù ba!
I'm sorry, today you go! 

你必须付给我!
Nǐ bìxū fù gěi wǒ ba!
You have to pay me! 



Agreement

!
Hǎo ba!
Alright!