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15:10 Aug 30, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Thank You
Thank you
Laura
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Summary of answers provided
naxie xie niFrancis Fine
naлл
Donglai Lou


  

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27 mins
лл


Explanation:
лл read as [shie shie]


Donglai Lou
China
Local time: 15:13
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 528
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2 hrs
xie xie ni


Explanation:
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."

But,
(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: 23:13
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 72
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