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What is your name? 您贵姓?
Beginner Level 1 (What is it?)
 
 

请问,您贵姓?
Qǐngwèn, nín guì xìng?
What is your surname?

 
Explanation:
This is a polite way to ask someone’s family name. The answer can be wǒ xìng 我姓+surname.
 
Dialogues:
A:请问,您贵姓?
Qǐngwèn, nín guì xìng?
Please may I know your surname?
B:我姓张。
Wǎ xìng zhāng.
My surname is Zhang.
A:您好,张先生!
Nín hǎo, zhāng xiānsheng!
How do you do, Mr Zhang!
 
Exercises:
Finish the following blanks:
A:请问,______?
B:我姓张。您呢?
A: ______赵。
 

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