Place Words 这儿 and 那儿

In Chinese, “这儿 (zhèr) - here” and “那儿 (nàr) - there” are yet another two Place Words that can be used in the structure “在 + Place Word” to express place and location.

S 这儿/那儿
yàoshi zài zhèr.
钥匙 这儿。

The keys are over here.

zài nàr.
那儿。

He is over there.

“这儿” and “那儿” can also be suffixed to a “PERSON” to form a Place Word.

S V Person-这儿/那儿
xiǎowánɡ zài tāde pénɡyǒu nàr.
小王 他的朋友 那儿。

Xiao Wang is with his friends.

ménpiào zài zhōulěi nàr.
门票 周磊 那儿。

Zhou Lei has the tickets.

(qǐnɡ) nǐ lái wǒ zhèr.
(请) 你 我 这儿。

Please come to me.

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