Category: "Li"

Ли (часть третья)

January 4th, 2011 — posted by Don
Previously we discussed the particle ли in its function of making yes-no questions. It has another function as the equivalent of the English word ‘whether.’ In English ‘whether’ always occurs as the first word in its subordinate clause; ли must always… more »

Ли (часть вторая)

December 30th, 2010 — posted by Don
Previously we discussed the particle ли, which turns a statement into a question, and we noted that ли must occur as the second item in the sentence. All our example sentences had a single word before ли. It turns out that certain phrases, that is,… more »