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The Chinese word ni - 你 - nĭ
(you in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

you, 2nd person singular

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Chinese characters  ( ni / nĭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: you )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 你 ( ni / nĭ ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Ni bixu xuanze tamen zhong de yige.
Nĭ bìxū xuănzé tāmēn zhōng de yīgè.

 – English translation: You must choose one of them.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

yourself  |  hello
你 ( ni / nĭ ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 24)
Chinese example words containing the character 你 ( ni / nĭ )
迷你音响 ( mínĭyīnxiāng = sound system ), 你多大了 ( nĭ duō dà le = How old are you? ), 你好 ( nĭ hăo = hello ), 你几岁了 ( Nĭ jí sùi le = How old are you? ), 你好吗 ( nĭhăoma = how are you ), 你们好 ( nĭménhăo = hello ), 你们 ( nĭmen = you )
More words that mean you in Chinese
ĕr ( 尔 ), nín ( 您 ), nĭmen ( 你们 )

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