Saturday, October 25, 2008 7:58:42 PM
You're right that most people (terribly)mispronounce ni hao, however the way you explained the pronunciation is actually Cantonese. The pronunciation everyone messes up is Mandarin. Cantonese is spoken in most if not all Chinatowns, so that`s why you might hear it more often than Mandarin.
Thursday, October 2, 2008 4:25:16 PM
by the way... ni hao (people pronounce it knee how) is totally wrong and if you just say that somewhere like in chinatown... ur gonna get laughed at... it pronounced (nay ho) nay like hay and ho like whole