Prepositions in Chinese express a relationship (movement, time or position) between different words in a sentence.
They're more complex in Chinese than they are in English.
Below you'll find a list of the prepositions in Mandarin Chinese.
List of Simple Prepositions
|in accordance with||按照||Ànzhào|
|go to , get to, leave for||到||Dào|
|In addition to, besides, apart from||除了||Chúle|
|after, as soon as||等||Děng|
|to be opposite, to oppose||對||Duì|
|pertaining to, concerning, regarding, with regards to, about,||關於||Guānyú|
|due to, because of, in view of||基於||Jīyú|
|after, though, as a result of||經過||Jīngguò|
|by, whit, will, shall||將||Jiāng|
|to pass, to go through, process, course||經過||Jīngguò|
|at once, only, just||就||Jiù|
|example, precedent, rule, case, instance||例||Lì|
|according to, as, as if, such as||如||Rú|
|like; same; similar; together; alike; with||同||Tóng|
|to, towards, toward||往||Wǎng|
|so as to||爲了||Wèile|
|according to, in the light of||依照||Yīzhào|
|to answer; to respond; to agree, should||應||Yīng|
|due to ,because of, as a result of, owing to, thanks to||由於||Yóuyú|
|to relate to; related to; to concern||有關||Yǒuguān|
|in, on, at, to, for, of ,with regard to, in regard to, regarding||於||Yú|
|according to; in accordance with; to shine||照||Zhào|
|to arrive; most; to; until||至||Zhì|
|as for; as to; to go so far as to||至於||Zhìyú|
|from; self; since||自||Zì|
|since (a time); ever since||自從||Zìcóng|
|towards; to face; to turn towards; direction||向||Xiàng|
My mother has animals such as dogs and cats
Wǒ de mǔqīn yǒu dòngwù, rú gǒu hé māo
I write (characters) with a pen.
Wǒ xiě (zì) yòng gāngbǐ.
On the table
He goes to China by plane.
Tā qù zhōngguó de fēijī.