Meeting someone new

你好!      

<Nǐ hǎo!>

You good!

HELLO!

 

你叫什么名字?      

<Nǐ jiào shénme míngzi?>

You to be called what name?

WHAT IS YOUR NAME?

 

我叫王小明。      

<Wǒ jiào Wáng Xiǎomíng.>

I to be called King Small_shine.

MY NAME IS WANG XIAOMING.

 

您贵姓?       

<Nín guì xìng?>

You (formal) expensive surname?

WHAT IS YOUR PRECIOUS SURNAME?

 

我姓王,叫王小明。      

<Wǒ xìng Wáng, jiào Wáng Xiǎomíng.>

I “to be surnamed” Wang, to be called Wang Xiaoming.

MY SURNAME IS WANG, WHOLE NAME IS WANG XIAOMING.

 

你是哪国人?      

<Nǐ shì nǎguórén?>

You to be which-country-person?

WHICH COUNTRY ARE YOU FROM?

 

我是捷克人。      

<Wǒ shì Jiékèrén.>

I AM CZECH.

 

你多大?      

<Nǐ duō dà?>

You how big?

HOW OLD ARE YOU?

 

我三十四岁。      

<Wǒ sānshísì suì.>

I 34 years.

I AM 34.

 

你做什么工作?      

<Nǐ zuò shénme gōngzuò?>

You to do what job?

WHAT DO YOU DO FOR A LIVING?

 

我是汉语老师。      

<Wǒ shì hànyǔ lǎoshī.>

I to be a Chinese teacher.

I AM A CHINESE TEACHER.

 

认识您,我很高兴      

<Rènshi nín, wǒ hěn gāoxìng.> 

To get to know you (formal), I to_be happy.  

NICE TO MEET YOU!

 

认识您,我也很高兴。再见!      

<Rènshi nín wǒ yě hěn gāoxìng. Zàijiàn!> 

To get to know you (formal), I also to_be happy. Again to see (Bye)!

NICE TO MEET YOU TOO! BYE BYE!

 

 

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