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The Chinese word nin hao - 您好 - nín hăo
(good day in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

nín hăo

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English translation

good day

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( nin hao / nín hăo ) with pronunciation (English translation: good day )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
您好 ( nin hao / nín hăo ) is composed of these characters: (nin) , (hao)
The traditional Chinese characters of nín hăo are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 您好 ( nin hao / nín hăo ) 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).

Nin hao, Wang xiansheng!
Nín hăo, Wáng xiānsheng!

 – English translation: Good day, Mr. Wang!

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

you  |  good  |  formal greeting, used when greeting an individual of greater age of higher social status

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