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19:06 Sep 26, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: My name is Daniel
I want to know how to say my name is daniel in chinese

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5Wo3 jiao4 Daniel
Nicola (Mr.) Nobili
5 -1丹尼尔
Donglai Lou



22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1

丹尼尔 [dan ni er]
literally translated

Donglai Lou
Local time: 10:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 528

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disagree  Nicola (Mr.) Nobili: I think he wants to know "my name is Daniel", not just "Daniel"
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1 day12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Wo3 jiao4 Daniel

The numbers after each syllable indicate the "tone". In other words, when you pronounce "wo" (/wo/ according to the International Phonetic Alphabet) your intonation should first go down and then rise again. When you say "jiao" (pronounce each vowel), you should make your intonation fall abruptly, more or less as you do when you give a harsh order (stop! go!, etc.). Finally, your name: you may want yo pronounce it normally, or you may decide to turn it into a Chinese version by resorting to the form shown by my collegue above.
Hope it helps.

Nicola (Mr.) Nobili
Local time: 04:34
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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