How to Use "的 de" in Chinese? (2)
Today, let's continue to study how to use Chinese particles “的” (de).
3. Phrase + 的 + Noun
的 (de) can also be used to attach
whole phrases to nouns. It similarly functions as clause in English
"who" or "that."
奶奶做的牛肉 (nai3 nai zuo4 de niu2 rou4):
The beef (which is) made by grandma.
不喜欢吃猪肉的哥哥 (bu4 xi3 huan1 chi1 zhu1
rou4 de ge1 ge): Big brother who does not like to eat pork.
去波士顿的火车 (qu4 bo1 shi4 dun4 de huo3
che1): Train that goes to Boston.
爱说话的汤姆 (ai4 shuo1 hua4 de tang1 mu3):
Tom who likes to talk a lot.