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

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 您 ( nín ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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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 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).

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

 – English translation: What is your name, sir?

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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