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What does 중국말이다 mean?

I only know that 중국 = China but I don't know what -말이다 is.

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    중국말 = Chinese
    말 = language,or speech
    이다 - to be, usually conjugated in formal language as either "-이에요" or "입니다."

    So, "중국말이다" means "It's Chinese."

    You can break it down into two word, 중국말(the Chinese language) + 이다(to be, as a predicate).:)


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