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The Chinese word nin - 您 - nín
(you in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

nín

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English translations

you

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Chinese characters  ( nin / nín ) with pronunciation (English translation: you )
The traditional Chinese characters of nín are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 您 ( nin / nín ) 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 charactes, 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).

Xiansheng, nin gui xing?
Xiānshēng, nín guì xìng?

 – English translation: What is your name, sir?

Character complexity
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is composed of 11 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

person  |  you  |  this form of the word 'you' (singular) is a very polite way to address somebody
您 ( nin / nín ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 848)
Chinese example words containing the character 您 ( nin / nín )
您贵姓 ( nín guì xìng = what's your name ), 您好 ( nín hăo = good day )
More words that mean you in Chinese
ĕr ( 尔 ), ( 你 ), nĭmen ( 你们 )

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