nǎr vs. nǎli

April 20, 2010, 04:11 AM posted in General Discussion

Hi Jenny, so the use of nǎr 哪儿 vs. nǎli 哪里, is 哪儿 less formal?

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April 27, 2010, 01:39 AM

Hi Kyle,

哪儿 is indeed slightly less formal. Another difference is that it's a speech habit in Beijing and other Northern parts of China. However, 哪里 and 哪儿 are both commonly used.