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Below you will find high frequency phrases, including greetings.


你好! Nǐ hǎo! 'Hello!'
Note that this is pronounced níhǎo, as tone 3 often becomes tone 2 before another tone 3.

再见! Zài jiàn! Goodbye!
Literally 'again see'.

Useful phrases

谢谢! Xièxie! 'Thank you!'

对不起。 Duìbuqǐ. 'Sorry'

请等一下。 Qǐng děng yīxià. 'Wait a moment please.'

请让我们过去。 Qǐng ràng wǒmen quòqu.
‘Please let us go through.'
Useful on busy streets!

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