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Grammar
Structure:
~
subject
~
+
shì
~
+
~
noun
Explanation:
是 is used to express "is", "am", and "are". It is only used with nouns. It is not used with adjectives. For example "she is a doctor" would use 是, but "she is smart" would not use it.
Examples:
Translations
shì
měi
guó
rén
~
I am American.
shì
de
ma
~
She is my mother.
shì
shēng
~
She is a doctor.
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