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Updated: Jul 9, 2024 | 👁️ 7 Views | 🔊 10 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Chinese

Meaning: Greetings or hello

Pronunciation: nee-haow, /niˈhaʊ/, N IH HH EY OW

Popularity Rank: #424,634

On this page:

  • 1. Nihao Meaning
  • 2. Nihao Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Nihao
  • 4. Translations of Nihao
  • 5. Nihao Name Popularity
  • 6. Nihao Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Nihao

Nihao Meaning

Derived from the Chinese phrase 你好 (nǐ hǎo) which means 'hello' or 'how are you'. It is commonly used as a greeting in Mandarin.

Nihao also means "Greetings or hello".

Nihao is found in Italy, United States of America, France, and 12 more countries.

Nihao Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: nee-haow

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /niˈhaʊ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: N IH HH EY OW

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

HH: Pronounce as in "he" (HH IY)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Nihao?

Learn how to pronounce Nihao correctly by listening to our 10 audio pronunciations. Click to hear each pronunciation as many times as you need to master it.

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  • English (UK)
    English (UK)
  • Spanish (Spain)
    Spanish (Spain)
  • French (France)
    French (France)
  • German (Germany)
    German (Germany)
  • Italian (Italy)
    Italian (Italy)
  • Arabic
  • Mandarin Chinese
    Mandarin Chinese

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Translations of Nihao

Nihao Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Nihao is recorded 36 times globally, ranking it as the 424,634th most common name worldwide.

Nihao is most prevalent in Italy, with 7 occurrences, making it the 80,958th most popular name in the country.

Nihao Popularity by Country

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Nihao Name Poster

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