Thank You

15:10 Aug 30, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Thank You
Thank you

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naxie xie ni
Francis Fine
Donglai Lou



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лл read as [shie shie]

Donglai Lou
Local time: 07:49
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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xie xie ni

The three characters consist of two components: xie xie means "thanks, to thank," and ni means "you." It is a complete and faithful translation of "thank you."

(1)in conversation the Chinese usually omit the word "you" which is understood. Only "xie xie" suffices.
(2) in writing, "thanks" or "to thank" may also be translated into "gan xie" or "gan ji" and other character combinations which add some variety toan expression so often used and repeated. The word "you" -- ni -- are sometimes affixed, sometimes omitted.

Francis Fine
United States
Local time: 15:49
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese, Native in EnglishEnglish
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