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rainbow

  • 4 years ago

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

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  1. tiffanie
    • 4 years ago
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    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.

  2. rainbow
    • 4 years ago
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    Thanks for the explanation. Xie xie.

  3. Tanglaoshi
    • 4 years ago
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    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.

  4. Tanglaoshi
    • 4 years ago
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    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...

  5. alisoncheng11
    • 4 years ago
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    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

  6. sunnyd48
    • 4 years ago
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    Idk.

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