你好

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (, you) +‎ (hǎo, good).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Interjection[edit]

你好 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǐhǎo)

  1. Hi, hello.
    你好,好久不见。
    Nǐhǎo, hǎojiǔbujiàn.
    Hi, long time no see.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used informally in face-to-face speech, and in writing.

See also[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin 你好 (nǐhǎo, hi).

Interjection[edit]

你好 (katakana ニーハオ, romaji nīhao)

  1. (informal) Hi.

Synonyms[edit]