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How to Use the Chinese Interjection 哎

Written by Vivian老师 from GoEast Mandarin. In Chinese, some words don’t mean anything on their own yet express certain emotions, such as exclamation, calling for attention, or responding. These words include 唉 (ai), 啊 (a), 哼 (heng), 哦 (o), and 哎 (ai). Such words are called interjections. These words simulate people’s emotional voice. Despite not having… Read More