Do you know that we say “Nihao” only to people we meet for the first time”?
And actually we hardly say"Nihaoma”.
Here are 3 Greetings for Different Situations in Mandarin.
1.第一次見面 meet someone for the first time
Hello, I am Abby, and you?
2 朋友/已經認識的人 Friends / people you already know
Hi! How are you doing today?/ How have you been?
3. 正式-見客戶 Formal/meet clients
Hi, my surname is Chen, it’s very nice to meet you!
Want to listen to a native speaker saying it?
Take a look at this video: https://youtu.be/5nU_vPs25_0