The Chinese words for 'you' are 'nĭmen' and 'nĭnmen'. The word 'nĭmen' is the so-called familiar form. It can be used with friends and family and people you know well. The word 'nĭnmen' is the so-called polite form. It is used with strangers and people in a position of importance.
Mandarin is the most widely spoken of all Chinese languages. It is used by 867 million people as a first language. It is spoken mainly in China, but also in Singapore and Taiwan. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Chinese would be a great way to make the most of your trip.
Get by in Chinese with these basic Chinese words & phrases.
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