How to Say You’re Welcome in Chinese
Using Mandarin, you can easily say you’re welcome in a variety of ways. While these range from, “There’s no need,” to “Don’t be so polite,” you’ll find that Chinese culture, in general, does not seem to receive verbal thanks all that well.
You’re Welcome Phrases
|Chinese PinYin||English||Literal Translation|
|不谢||“Bú xiè”||You’re Welcome||No thanks needed.|
|不用谢||“Bú yòng xiè”||You’re Welcome||No need to thank me.|
|不客气||“Bú kè qì”||You’re Welcome||Don’t be so polite.|
“Bié kè qì”
|You’re Welcome||DON’T be SO polite.|
You’re Welcome by Video
Showing You’re Welcome
Saying “You’re Welcome,” in Chinese is one thing, but showing it could be all together something else. Just as there are an infinite number of ways to demonstrate gratitude through action, there are equally a number of ways to express the receiving of an act of kindness. In most cases, that will also be a kindness shown in turn.
- purchasing a gift
- running an errand
- providing an opportunity
- introduction to an influential person
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