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English translation: how are you?

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10:20 Jun 22, 2001
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Chinese term or phrase: Ni hao
greeting
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English translation:how are you?
Explanation:
"hello" is OK, but "how are you?" or "how's going?" is more pertinent. in the english text of chinese primary school, "hello" is explained as "wei" which is another normal version of greeting in china.
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Donglai Lou
China
Local time: 17:16
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2how are you?
Donglai Lou
na +1HelloVincentD
na +1helloTiffany Weiland
na +1helloPhilip Ronan
na +1helloAlbert Golub


  

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10 mins peer agreement (net): +1
hello


Explanation:
good luck

Albert Golub
Local time: 10:16
Native speaker of: French

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chinoise
405 days
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
hello


Explanation:
Like I said, it means "hello".

Philip Ronan
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Chinoise
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43 mins peer agreement (net): +1
hello


Explanation:
it means 1. hello or 2. how's going! in American English term.


Tiffany Weiland

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agree  Chinoise
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Hello


Explanation:
Or it could also be "Hi" in an informal fashion.

VincentD

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agree  Chinoise
405 days
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
how are you?


Explanation:
"hello" is OK, but "how are you?" or "how's going?" is more pertinent. in the english text of chinese primary school, "hello" is explained as "wei" which is another normal version of greeting in china.

Donglai Lou
China
Local time: 17:16
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 467
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nigel Patterson: ... but it should be 'how's itgoing?'!
16 days

agree  Chinoise
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