Open study

is now brainly

With Brainly you can:

  • Get homework help from millions of students and moderators
  • Learn how to solve problems with step-by-step explanations
  • Share your knowledge and earn points by helping other students
  • Learn anywhere, anytime with the Brainly app!

A community for students.

Is it still common to use the formal 'nin' or is it preferred to use 'ni' in spoken Chinese?

Language and Culture
I got my questions answered at in under 10 minutes. Go to now for free help!
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get this expert

answer on brainly


Get your free account and access expert answers to this and thousands of other questions

It's preferred "nin" when meeting someone for the first time. Yet we always ask "Did you eat dinner yet if so what did you have?" If we are friends.
Thanks for the explanation. Xie xie.
People in Beijing use 您 more than in the rest of the country. They think it sounds classy. 您 is always preferred, no matter where you are, when addressing a teacher, a doctor, or an official.

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

I don't know why this speller changed C L A S S Y to "clretricey"... maybe because it has A S S in it...
use nin when speaking to old people, VIP, your teacher, those you respect speak ni when you are speaking to a friend Chinese don't really care nin or ni is spoken, at least, most of them

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question