Dec 12

How to tell the difference between 有点 and一点

有点yǒudiǎn and一点 yìdiǎn both mean a little, but how to tell the difference? Well, the grammar function is different.

有点yǒudiǎn +adj./v.

adj./v.+ 一点 yìdiǎnmark

For example:

我有点冷。 wǒ yǒudiǎn lěng. I’m a little cold.

我有点感冒。 wǒ yǒudiǎn gǎnmào. I have a slight cold.

你有大一点的吗? Nǐ yǒu dà yìdiǎn de ma? Do you have a bigger one?

我吃了一点东西. wǒ chīle yìdiǎn dōngxī.

有点yǒudiǎn and一点 yìdiǎn both mean a little, but how to tell the difference? Well, the grammar function is different.
有点yǒudiǎn +adj./v.
adj./v.+ 一点 yìdiǎn
For example:
我有点冷。 wǒ yǒudiǎn lěng. I’m a little cold.
我有点感冒。 wǒ yǒudiǎn gǎnmào. I have a slight cold.
你有大一点的吗? Nǐ yǒu dà yìdiǎn de ma? Do you have a bigger one?
我吃了一点东西. wǒ chīle yìdiǎn dōngxī. I ate a little stuff.