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Old October 30, 2008, 01:47 PM
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I am going to teach everyone Chinese.... first, the countries and languages in Chinese!

Spanish especially!

xi ban yá yu - Spanish
ying yu - English (more specifically, mei yu is American English)
hàn yu - Chinese
hán yu - Korean


Good morning: zao shàng hao
Hello/hi: ni hao


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Old October 30, 2008, 02:13 PM
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What is a common greeting in Chinese? Like "good morning" or "hello"?
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Most common greeting is ni hao, which means 'you (are) good'
Wo ai hanyu = I love chinese
Ni shi wode baobei ma? = will you be my sweetheart?
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Most common greeting is ni hao, which means 'you (are) good'
Wo ai hanyu = I love chinese
Ni shi wode baobei ma? = will you be my sweetheart?
Wow, that last one seems to translate to colloquial English(would you be my baby mama?)
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Wow, that last one seems to translate to colloquial English(would you be my baby mama?)
Yeah, but if it weren't a question, the ma wouldn't be there.
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I am going to teach everyone Chinese.... first, the countries and languages in Chinese!

Spanish especially!

xi ban yá yu - Spanish
ying yu - English (more specifically, mei yu is American English)
hàn yu - Chinese
hán yu - Korean


Good morning: zao shàng hao
Hello/hi: ni hao
Thank you Jchen! Now, as far as the accents go what is the difference in stress between the forward and backward accents? (Chinese & Korean above)

Thanks again!
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