Decoded Slug: 每 (měi) - Every; each

Mandarin Grammar Point
每 (měi) - Every; each

每 (měi) - Every; each

Short explanation:

'每 (měi)' is used to refer to 'every' or 'each' of something, emphasizing the repeated nature of an event or action.


每 + Noun (usually a time word) + Verb Phrase


Wǒ měitiān dōu yòng yī xiǎoshí lái xuéxí Hànyǔ, suǒyǐ wǒ de Hànyǔ jìnbù de hěn kuài.
I spend an hour studying Chinese every day, therefore my Chinese is improving very quickly.
Tā měi zhōumò dōu huì qù túshūguǎn kànshū, yīncǐ tā de yuèdú lǐjiě nénglì hěn qiáng.
He goes to the library to read books every weekend, therefore his reading comprehension is very strong.
Wǒmen měi yuè kāihuì liǎng cì, yīcì shì zài yuèchū, yīcì shì zài yuèdǐ.
We hold two meetings every month, one is at the beginning of the month, and another one is at the end of the month.
Māma měi nián dōu huì zuò yīxiē méi zi jiàng, ránhòu bǎocún zài bīngxiāng lǐ.
Mom makes some plum jam every year and then stores it in the refrigerator.

Long explanation:

The Mandarin Chinese term '每 (měi)' is an adverb that is equivalent to the English terms 'every' or 'each'. It is generally used before a noun to signify recurring events, or that the action applies to each instance of the noun. To use '每 (měi)', you must also specify a time frame after the noun.

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