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What’s your name

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In this lesson, we are going to learn how to say “What’s your name” in Chinese.

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Lesson 2: Greetings – “What’s your name?”  - 你叫什么名字?Nǐ jiào shén me míng zi?

If you’re wondering about his/her name, you can ask this way: Nǐ jiào shén me míng zi?
Nǐ ->you;
jiào ->called;
shén me -> what;
míngzi -> name

What’s your name? -> Nǐ jiào shén me míng zi?

In reply to what’s your name, you can either say wǒ jiào plus your name, or you can simply utter your name.

A: Nǐ jiào shén me míng zi? 你叫什么名字?(What’s your name?)

B: Wǒ jiào Wáng Lóng 我叫王龙。(My name is Wáng Lóng)

B: Nǐ jiào shén me míng zi? 你叫什么名字?(What’s your name?)

A: Liú Lù 刘陆(Liú Lù)

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That’s all for today! Next lesson we are going to learn how to give your name card in Chinese.

Enjoy!

What's your name in Chinese

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