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Chinese translation: nian qing ren

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English term or phrase:young man
Chinese translation:nian qing ren
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00:47 May 16, 2005
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase: young man
- addressing a young man (cashier at a shop)

-in hanyu pinyin please
jay
nian qing ren
Explanation:
nian qing ren

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Note added at 13 hrs 18 mins (2005-05-16 14:06:22 GMT)
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In my opinion, young man is not completely equal to xiao huo yi. As I remember Senior Bush once called Clinton young man, who certainly cannot be called a xiao hu zi.Xiao huo zi means \"lad\" and is too informal to be used for every young man.
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Jianming Sun
Local time: 12:20
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4 +2nian qing ren
Jianming Sun


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
nian qing ren


Explanation:
nian qing ren

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Note added at 13 hrs 18 mins (2005-05-16 14:06:22 GMT)
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In my opinion, young man is not completely equal to xiao huo yi. As I remember Senior Bush once called Clinton young man, who certainly cannot be called a xiao hu zi.Xiao huo zi means \"lad\" and is too informal to be used for every young man.

Jianming Sun
Local time: 12:20
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 18

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxTwinpens
2 hrs
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agree  stonejohn
11 hrs
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neutral  xxxzhongren: ルxiao3 huo3 zi4)
12 hrs
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