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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
nǐ | ni3
English translation
you (informal, as opposed to courteous nín [nín])
you, second person pronoun

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

Contains the radical

rén

Part of speech

Pronoun / 代词 dài cí Dàicí

Learning hint

Pronoun  ěr for a person  rén

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

亻尔

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. rén represents the meaning and ěr represents the sound.

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也许 yěxǔ men de 工作 gōngzuò 还是 háishi duì huàn 一下 yīxià hǎo , gēng yǒu 经验 jīngyàn .

Perhaps you and I had better change over; you are more experienced.

防病治病 zhì bìng hǎo , 所以 suǒyǐ Cóng 现在 xiànzài 开始 kāishǐ 照顾 zhàogu hǎo de 心脏 xīnzàng .

Prevention is better than cure, so start looking after your heart now.

dào 铺子 pù zi mǎi diǎn 黄油 huáng yóu hǎo ?

Will you run over to the shop and get some butter?

今晚 jīn wǎn zài 学校 xuéxiào 吃饭 chī fàn , qǐng 签个 ràng 出去 chū qù hǎo ?

I shouldn't be dining in college tonight. Would you mind signing me out?

准备 zhǔnbèi hǎo 反驳 fǎnbó 辩护人 biàn hù rén 提出 tí chū de 问题 wèntí le ?

Are you ready to plead against the case offered by the defendant?

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
you
你们 nǐ men you (plural)你們
你好 nǐ hǎo hello你好 nǐ hǎo
去你的 qù nǐ de Get along with you!去你的 qù nǐ de
你死我活 nǐ sǐ wǒ huó two parties cannot coexist你死我活 nǐ sǐ wǒ huó
迷你 mí nǐ mini (as in mini-skirt or Mini Cooper) (loanword)迷你 mí nǐ
你追我赶 nǐ zhuī wǒ gǎn friendly one-upmanship你追我趕
迷你裙 mí nǐ qún miniskirt迷你裙 mí nǐ qún
你争我夺 nǐ zhēng wǒ duó fierce rivalry你爭我奪

Decomposition & Compounds

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Decomposition

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