nín you (polite)

Made up of [ xīn heart radical 61, you ]

Note

The heart radical is at the bottom, the top part is the informal character for 'you' ni; so can be thought of as a heart-felt greeting.
Number of strokes 11

Related characters


Using xīn : dé (virtue) è (evil) xiǎng (to think) yuàn (to hope) yì (idea) sī (to think) cōng (quick at hearing) niàn (to read) dìng (how)

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Pronunciation

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Phrases

您呢 nín ne What about you?
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