How to say Good Afternoon in Chinese: Xiàwǔ Hǎo!

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How to say Good Afternoon in Chinese: Xiàwǔ Hǎo!

Learning Chinese for travel or study? Let’s try this term:

To say Good Afternoon in Chinese: Xiàwǔ Hǎo!
Say it out loud: “Shyawu Hao!

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Some more helpful words in our Chinese Greetings category:

Fine, thank you – Hái Hǎo, Xièxiè  (Hi Hao, Shye Shye!)
Good Afternoon – Xiàwǔ Hǎo!  (Shyawu Hao!)
Good Evening – Wǎnshànghǎo!  (Wanshang Hao!)
Good Morning – Zǎo!  (Dzao!)
Good Night – Wǎnān  (Wan An)
Goodbye – Zàijiàn  (Dzai Jyen!)
Hello – Nǐhǎo  (Nee Hao)
How are you? – Nǐhǎo Ma?  (Nee Hao Ma?)
Pleased to meet you – Hěn Gāoxìng  (Hun Gao Shing)

And here’s how to say Good Afternoon in other languages!

Arabic–Masaa' al-khayer  (ma saah al kha yer)
Chinese–Xiàwǔ Hǎo!  (Shyawu Hao!)
Croatian–dobar dan  (doe bur dahn)
Czech–Dobrý den  (doe BREE den)
Finnish–Hyvää päivää  (hih vaah pa ih vaah)
French–bonjour  (bohn zhourh)
German–guten tag  (goo ten tahg)
Italian–buon pomeriggio  (boo ohn poh mer ee' jo)
Japanese–Konnichiwa  (Con Nee Chi Wah)
Korean–Annyeonghaseyo?  (Ahn Nyoung Hah Se Yo?)
Polish–Dzień dobry  (Jen do' bree)
Portuguese–Boa Tarde  (boh ah tar jee)
Russian–Dobryu den' !  (Doh breey dyen !)
Spanish–buenas tardes  (bway nahs tar days)
Swahili–habari za mchana  (ha bah' ree zahm cha nah)
Thai–Sawat Di Khrap/Kha  (sa wat dee krahp/KAH)
Turkish–tünaydın  (too nye din)
Vietnamese–Chào Buổi Chiều  (Jow Buoy Je'w)

"Good Afternoon" (Xiàwǔ Hǎo!) is a phrase used when greeting an individual or individuals in the after . It's a considerate expression that shows that you care for the well-being of the other person. When having lunch you will commonly be greeted with this phrase or you will commonly hear it, once told good evening you can reply to it by saying good evening too or just simply evening. It can be used this way" "Good Afternoon" (Xiàwǔ Hǎo!), may I take your order?" you can reply to this with ""Good Afternoon" (Xiàwǔ Hǎo!) afternoon yes you may. I want the local special delicacy." Get instant access to the Chinese Language Set.

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Fred Bane
Biography: Fred Bane is a media producer and translator living in Nanjing China. Since graduating with a BA in International Relations from American University in 2007, Fred has lived in Vietnam and then China, where he received a Masters in Ethnography from Nanjing University in 2012. Fred currently works for a non-profit organization involved in education and cultural exchange, and moonlights as a Chinese-English medical translator.
Born: Portland, Oregon, USA
Location: Nanjing, China
Website : Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation

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