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12:55 Jul 7, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hello
greeting
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Summary of answers provided
na你 好! Nigel Patterson
nanee-haomichnick
na -1Nee howChristopher Gierig


  

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31 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Nee how


Explanation:
this is the standard Chinese greeting


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Christopher Gierig
United States
Local time: 23:05

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disagree  michnick: transcription!
45 mins
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1 hr
nee-hao


Explanation:
... nee-hao - "Hello". shie - shie "Thank-You".

See e.g. at http://www.angelfire.com/ab4/AllAmerican/n00/oct12.html

There are more than 1,570
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michnick
Local time: 10:05
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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19 hrs
你 好! 


Explanation:
pronounced 'ni hao!'

好运气! (Good luck!)

Nigel Patterson
United States
Local time: 01:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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