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Hello
你好。
Nǐ hǎo

Goodbye.
再见.
Zàijiàn

Have eaten
吃了
Chi le
You are very handsome
你很帅。
Nǐ hěn shuài
What’s your name?
你叫什么名字?
Nǐ jiào shénme míngzì?
My name is…
我叫。。。
Wǒ jiào…

You are very talented. (I’m Impressed!)
你很厉害
Nǐ hěn lìhà
You speak very well.
你说得很好。
Nǐ shuō de hěn hǎo
你说得太好了。
Nǐ shuō de tài hǎo le.
You are very beautiful.
你很漂亮。
Nǐ hěn piàoliang.
Do you like?
你喜欢__ 吗?
Nǐ xǐhuan. . . ma
I like…
我喜欢。。。
Wǒ xǐhuan. . .
Nice to meet you.
认识你很高兴。
Rènshi nǐ hěn gāoxìng.
Don't Have (modest way to answer a
Compliment)
没有
Méiyǒu
thank you- for a favor
谢谢
Xièxiè
Have you eaten?
你吃饭了吗?
Nǐ chīfàn le ma?

Do you have cell phones/ can you text?
你有手机吗?你可以发短信给我吗?
Nǐ yǒu shǒujī ma? Nǐ kěyǐ fā duǎnxìn gěi wǒ ma?

Do you have restaurants? If so what are they?
你的学校附近有餐馆吗?如果有, 餐馆有什么菜?餐馆叫什么?
Nǐ de xuéxiào fùjìn yǒu cānguǎn ma? Rúguǒ yǒu, cānguǎn yǒu shé me cài? Cānguǎn jiào shénme?

What’s your favorite food?
你最喜欢吃什么?
Nǐ zuì xǐhuan chī shénme?

What do you do in your spare time?
在你的业余时间, 你喜欢做什么?
Zài nǐ de yèyú shíjiān, nǐ xǐhuan zuò shénme?

What sports do you play?
你平常做哪些运动?
Nǐ píngcháng zuò nǎxiē yùndòng?

What type of music do you like?
你喜欢什么类型的音乐?
Ni xihuan shenme yinyue?
Nǐ xǐhuan shénme lèixíng de yīnyuè?

What is QQ?
QQ是什么?
QQ shì shénme?

Is divorce or mixed families a common occurrence?
离婚或重组家庭很普遍吗?
Líhūn huò chóngzǔ jiātíng hěn pǔbiàn ma?

What religious practices if any, do you have?
你有参与什么宗教活动吗?
Nǐ yǒu cānyù shénme zōngjiào huódòng ma?

What is your name and what does it mean?
你叫什么名字? 你的名字什么意思?
Nǐ jiào shénme míngzì? Nǐ de míngzì shénme yìsi?

Do any of you have any strange dressing habits like mismatching socks?
你有任何奇怪的穿衣习惯吗?例如:两只脚穿不同颜色袜子。
Nǐ yǒu rènhé qíguài de chuān yī xíguàn ma? Lìrú: Liǎng zhī jiǎo chuān bùtóng yánsè wàzi.

At what age do people in Jishou begin having a job?
生活在吉首的人一般几岁开始工作?
Shēnghuó zài jíshǒu de rén yībān jǐ suì kāishǐ gōngzuò?

Do you share your secrets with your parents?
你会和你的父母分享你的小秘密吗?
Nǐ huì hé nǐ de fùmǔ fēnxiǎng nǐ de xiǎo mìmì ma?

Do you like to make new friends?
你喜欢交新朋友吗?
Nǐ xǐhuan jiāo xīn péngyǒu ma?
PinYin
Chinese Symbol(s)
English
Ni

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You, yours
Hao

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good
Ma

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Interrogative
Wo

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Hen

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Men

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Shi

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tone
Descrtiption
Pinyin Symbol
1st
higher pitch

2nd
rising - question

3rd
down then up

4th
short,fast,angry