Hello in Chinese

To get started with how to say hello in Chinese, it’s important to know PinYin (the romanization/phonetics/alphabet) of the Chinese language.

For example, you can see what the PinYin looks like by viewing the letters written beneath the characters:

How to Say Hello in Chinese

The pronunciation is similar to “knee how,” but notice that there are also markings above some of the vowels.  This let’s you know the tone to use when speaking the words in Chinese.  The tone marking you see above is known as the third tone or the “falling and rising tone.”  That is because your voice must fall and rise in pitch in order to say the tone correctly.

You’ll see what I mean by taking a look at this video on hello in Chinese . . .

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