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How to Say “What’s Your Name” in Chinese

For the first meeting, we always start knowing each other from asking the name. There are various ways to ask and answer this kind of question.

“What`s your name?” in Chinese

Q: 你叫什么?

(Nǐ jiào shénme?)

A: 我叫……

(Wǒ jiào……)

 

Q: 你叫什么名字?

(Nǐ jiào shénme míngzì?)

A: 我叫……

(Wǒ jiào……)

 

Q: 你的名字是什么?

(Nǐ de míngzì shì shénme?)

A: 我的名字是……

(Wǒ de míngzì shì……)

 

Q: 请问怎么称呼啊?

(Qǐngwèn zěnme chēnghu a?)

Excuse me, how should I address you?

A: 我叫……

(Wǒ jiào……)

“What`s your surname?” in Chinese

Q: 你姓什么?

(Nǐ xìng shénme?)

What`s your surname?

A: 我姓……

(Wǒ xìng……)

My surname is ……

 

Q: 你(您)贵姓?

(Nǐ (nín) guìxìng?)

What`s your honorable surname? (polite & formal way)

A: 免贵姓……

(Miǎn guìxìng……)

My surname is …… (polite & formal way)

“Who are you?” in Chinese

Q: 你是谁?

(Nǐ shì shéi?)

Q: 请问哪位?

(Qǐngwèn nǎ wèi?)

Q: 您是哪位?

(Nín shì nǎ wèi?)

A: 我是……

(Wǒ shì……)

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