Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

你好 níhǎo

níhǎo noun hello
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
Notes: The tone of the first syllable is changed from third to second, in accordance with tone sandhi 变调, because the second syllable is also third tone (Sun 2006, loc. 551).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十九回 Chapter 29 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十四回 Chapter 34 1
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第十四回 Chapter 14 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十三 列傳第二十一: 李靈 李順 李孝伯 李裔 李義深 Volume 33 Biographies 21: 1