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How do You Say “What’s up” in Chinese?

How do you say “what’s up” in Chinese? The following below are the expressions Chinese people use in the four most common situations. This lesson is going to teach you basic Chinese words and some practical sentences for daily use. Let’s learn them together!

say what's up in chinese
say “what’s up” in Chinese


Gàn shénme ne?


What’s up?

For example,

—Hēi, gàn shénme ne?


—Hey, what’s up?

—Méi gàn shénme. Nǐ zài gàn shénme ne?


—Not much. What’s up with you?


Shénme shì?


What’s up?/ What’s the problem?


Zěnme yàngle?


What’s up?

For example,

—Tā zěnme yàng le? Háishì dānshēn ma?


—What’s up with her? Still single?

—Shì de.




Zěnme le?


What’s up?

For example,

—Nǐ hǎo, guòlái yí xià, wǒ xūyào nǐ de bāngzhù.


—Hello, come here for a second, I need your help.

—Zěnme le?


—What’s up?

How do you say “what’s up” in Chinese? – That’s all for this lesson with the “How do You Say” Series! Don’t forget to use it in real life!

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