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Making Sense of Grammar
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(1)嗬expresses admiration:

嗬,真棒!

Hē,zhēn bàng!

Hey, that’s great!

嗬,天晴了。

Hē,tiān qíng le。

Hey, the rain has stopped.

(2)嗯 acknowledging hearing or agreeing to something that has been said:

嗯,我知道了。

èn,wǒ zhī dào le。

Hmm, I know.

嗯,我就来。

èn,wǒ jiù lái。

Hmm, I’ll be with you in a minute.

[1] Yip, P. C., Rimmington, D., Xiaoming, Z., & Henson, R. (2009). Basic Chinese: a grammar and workbook. Taylor & Francis.
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