Lesson 1 Greetings

 Talk to CRI

You may have noticed earlier, some people say nin2 hao3 for ni2hao3. Well, ni2hao3 is usually used between people of similar ages and social positions. If you meet some one senior to you, you say nin2 hao3. Nin2 is the polite form of ni3. Thus nin2 hao3 seems to be more formal and respectful.