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nín

  1. nín pronoun you (formal)
    Domain: People 人 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: A respectful form of address with no plural. Use 你们 instead as a plural (Norman 1988, p. 121).
  2. nín pronoun you (plural)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: 您 originally began to be used as a plural form of 你 in historic spoken Chinese (Norman 1988, p. 121).

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您好

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She Teahouse - Act I (Part) 《茶馆》 第一幕 (部分) 2
Media articles 红色清真寺 The Red Mosque - Fragment b (2007-7-5) 1

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以上内容我们介绍节目详细报道 红色清真寺 The Red Mosque - Fragment b (2007-7-5) in Media articles 1
相面 Teahouse - Act I (Part) 《茶馆》 第一幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2