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Farewell in Chinese
Hello everyone, let's look at farewell in
Chinese today. Chinese people will use different ways to express the idea of
"Good-bye" in various occasions.
1. "Good-bye/ Bye" - "再见 zai4 jian4/ 拜拜 bai4 bai".
The most common way to say good bye is 再见 (zai4 jian4) or 拜拜 (bai4 bai), you can use it in
almost all occasions.
2. “See you in...” - "...见 ...jian4".
If you want to say "see you in the
morning/afternoon/evening", you could say "早上见 (zao3 shang4 jian4), 下午见(xia4 wu3 jian4), 晚上见(wan3 shang4 jian4)".
早上(zao3 shang4) means morning.
下午(xia4 wu3) means afternoon.
晚上(wan3 shang4) means evening.
3. see you later! - “待会见 dai1 hui3 jian4” / "回头见 hui2 tou2 jian4"
There are mainly two ways to express "see
待会 (dai1 hui3) literally means
"later/ after a while".
回头 (hui2 tou2) literally means
“turn one's head around”.