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In term of usage, what is the difference between 你好! (Nǐ hǎo!) and 喂! (Wèi!) ?
May 29, 2013 4:43 AM
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You only use "喂" when you are on the phone. Do not use it when you meet someone in person. Use ”你好" when you just meet someone. But, sometimes, you can use both of them on the phone, like "喂,你好!......".
May 29, 2013
你好 is the first greeting when you meet someone at any time , 喂 is used over the phone to make sure someone answer the phone.
May 29, 2013
喂 is only used to start a phone conversation.
May 29, 2013
yes ,it is what you think。
May 29, 2013
I think 你好 is like hello while 喂 is like hey. and 喂 is not so polite, I suppose
May 29, 2013
Faizal Cy
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), Malay
Learning Language
Chinese (Mandarin)