APOLOGY

歉意

(Qiàn Yì)

Apology and Apologize in Chinese

What Do You Know to Say Sorry in Chinese?

No matter what language you are learning, it’s very natural and necessary for beginners to know how to express an apology or regret sincerely.

Keep reading to find out what the apology available in the Chinese language, when the Chinese apology should be used, and what it exactly means in Chinese. And don’t forget to know how to respond to other’s apologies like a real Chinese locals.

Say Accepted Apology in Chinese

One of the most commonly used apology words in China you probably think of is the Chinese phrase “对不起 (duì bù qǐ)”. But these three Chinese characters are considered a very formal apology among the Chinese people. And sometimes it seems to be too serious to use. For this reason, to discover such Chinese words/phrases/sentences for the apology as many as possible may give you great help to respond properly when the situation arises.

?‍♀️ WHAT'S COMMON WORD "APOLOGY" IN CHINESE?

The Chinese word for “Apology” is “歉意 (qiàn yì)“, which means the regrets given to others for improper behaviors or words. The first Chinese character “歉” refers to one’s regrets or apologies, and the second character “意” means the thought or the mood.

Do you know how to express apologies in Chinese? And how many Chinese phrases can be used in an apology? The most commonly used Chinese words for an apology consist of three characters “对不起 (duì bù qǐ)“, which is equivalent to the sentence “I’m sorry”.  However, that’s not the only apology expression used in China. To know more about various Chinese apology words and phrases, please take reference to the following Chinese Apology stories.

歉 意
(Qìan Yì)

"Apology"

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