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Business Chinese Vocabulary Word List: Email Lingo

Writing anything in Chinese is hard enough.

Do you also ever have to write business emails in Chinese?

You’ve come to the right place.

Here’s a list of all the common phrases and vocabulary used in business email for Mandarin Chinese.


 

Business Chinese Vocabulary Word List for Email Lingo

Beginning/Opening

尊敬的先生/女士 —— zūn jìng de xiān shēng/nǚ shì —— Dear Sir/Madam

尊敬的Х先生 —— zūn jìng de ХХ xiān shēng —— Dear Mr. X

很高兴收到你们的来信 —— hěn gāo xìng shōu dào nǐ men de lái xìn —— Glad to receive your letter.

很长时间没与你联系, 请原谅! —— hěn cháng shí jiān méi yǔ nǐ lián xì, qǐng yuán liàng! —— Sorry for not getting in touch with you for so long.

 

Contracts and Working Together

合同文本 —— hé tóng wén běn —— a copy of the contract.

很高兴和你们保持…… —— hěn gāo xìng hé nǐ men bǎo chí…… —— It is always a pleasure to keep ….. with you

请您不必客气, 尽管与我们联系 —— qǐng nín bú bì kè qì, jìn guǎn yǔ wǒ men lián xì —— Please do not hesitate to contact us.

我们很乐意同您进行合作 —— wǒ men hěn lè yì tóng nín jìn xíng hé zuò —— We are happy to work together.

我们确信我们的请求将…… —— wǒ men què xìn wǒ men de qǐng qiú jiāng …… —— We trust our request will…

我们希望您能…… —— wǒ men xī wàng nín néng …… —— We hope that you will…

我们希望提醒贵方注意…… —— wǒ men xī wàng tí xǐng guì fāng zhù yì …… —— We would like to call your attention to…

有任何问题, 请及时联系 —— yǒu rèn hé wèn tí, qǐng jí shí lián xì —— Please contact me in case you have any questions.

详细资料请看附件 —— xiáng xì zī liào qǐng kàn fù jiàn —— Please see enclosure for details.

在此方面如果能够得到您的合作我将非常感谢 —— zài cǐ fāng miàn rú guǒ néng gòu dé dào nín de hé zuò wǒ jiāng fēi cháng gǎn xiè —— Your kind cooperation in this respect is greatly appreciated.


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If you like this list, you might also like our vocab deck on Elementary Business words.

Closing

我们会在最短的时间内与您联络 —— wǒ men huì zài zuì duǎn de shí jiān nèi yǔ nín lián luò —— We will contact you as soon as possible.

敬请查阅 —— jìng qǐng chá yuè —— Please consult

请尽快回复 —— qǐng jìn kuài huí fù —— Please reply as soon as possible!

期待着您的复音 —— qī dài zhe nín de fù yīn —— We look forward to your reply.

请保持联络 —— qǐng bǎo chí lián luò —— Please stay in touch

如有消息, 我们会提前通知你们 ——rú yǒu xiāo xī, wǒ men huì tí qián tōng zhī nǐ men —— We will inform you if we have any news.

多谢合作! —— duō xiè hé zuò! —— Thank you for your cooperation!

 

Common Polite Phrases

祝工作顺利, 生活幸福! —— zhù gōng zuò shùn lì, shēng huó xìng fú! —— We wish you a successful career and happy life!

此致敬礼 —— cǐ zhì jìng lǐ —— Sincerely

请代我向贵公司总经理问候 —— qǐng dài wǒ xiàng guì gōng sī zǒng jīng lǐ wèn hòu —— Please send my best regards to your GM!

请接受我们诚挚的歉意 —— qǐng jiē shòu wǒ men chéng zhì de qiàn yì —— Please accept our sincere apologies.

我们预祝您在新的一年里将更加辉煌和成功 —— wǒ men yù zhù nín zài xīn de yī nián lǐ jiāng gèng jiā huī huáng hé chéng gōng —— We wish you a bright and successful New Year.

得知……, 我们感到很遗憾 —— dé zhī ……, wǒ men gǎn dào hěn yí hàn —— It is regretful to hear that…

我们抱歉地通知您…… —— wǒ men bào qiàn de tōng zhī nín …… —— We are sorry to inform you that…

We hope you enjoyed this business Chinese vocabulary word list for email!

 

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5 Responses to Business Chinese Vocabulary Word List: Email Lingo

  1. Snowcreature March 18, 2013 at 1:04 pm #

    Awesome, this is some useful stuff!

    • Christina March 18, 2013 at 5:49 pm #

      Thank you! Happy that you find it useful. Please feel free to let me know if you have any other feedback.

  2. Zach March 18, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

    Very cool. Thanks for sharing this. I had never really thought about needing to know about email etiquette and contracts, etc. I’m glad this is available. 谢谢

    • Christina March 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

      不客气! I’ve definitely had moments where I know there’s a better, “business” way of phrasing things so just wanted to share. Glad it’s helpful.

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