"么" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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丿
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Composition
Strokes 3
Structure
Decomp. 丿厶
Prononciation
Mandarin me; yāo; má; ma
Entry Methods
Pinyin me; yao1; ma2; ma
Kanji /
Cangjie
HI
竹戈
Sijiao 2073.2
Wubi TCU
CNS 11643 1-443D
Encodages (hexa)
Unicode U+4E48
GB2312 C3B4
BIG5 A45C
Results for 么
 me variant of 麼|么[me5]
 yāo youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout
 má exclamatory final particle
 ma interrogative final particle
Results beginning with 么
 me me kissing sound (slang onom.)
 yāo diǎn ace
 yāo èr one-two or ace-deuce (smallest throw at dice) / a prostitute
 má dì dao Mody
 shén me what? / something / anything
 nà me like that / in that way / or so / so / so very much / about / in that case
 zěn me variant of 怎麼|怎么[zen3 me5]
 zhè me so much / this much / how much? / this way / like this
 duō me how (wonderful etc) / what (a great idea etc) / however (difficult it may be etc) / (in interrogative sentences) how (much etc) / to what extent
 yào me or / either one or the other
 shén me variant of 什麼|什么[shen2 me5]
 gàn má see 幹嘛|干嘛[gan4 ma2]
 lǎo yāo youngest
 rèn me (old) this way / what?
 tè me euphemistic equivalent of 他媽的|他妈的[ta1 ma1 de5]
 zhǒng me Internet slang for 怎麼|怎么[zen3 me5]
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 wèi shén me why? / for what reason?
 zěn me bàn what's to be done
 zěn me yàng how? / how about? / how was it? / how are things?
 méi shén me nothing / it doesn't matter / it's nothing / never mind
 shén me yàng what kind? / what sort? / what appearance?
 zhè me duō so many / so much
 nà me duō so much / so very much
 gàn shén me what are you doing? / what's he up to?
 shén me shì what? / which?
 shén me shì what is ...?
 bù zěn me not very / not particularly
 zěn me zhāo what? / how? / how about? / whatever / also pr. [zen3 me5 zhe5]
 zhè me yàng thus / in this way
 zhè me zhe thus / in this way / like this
 méi shén me nothing / it doesn't matter / it's nothing / never mind
 píng shén me (spoken) why? / for which reason?
 shén me de and so on / and what not
 shén me rén who? / what (kind of) person?
 shén me shì what is ...?
 wǎ mó r to play knucklebones (dialect)
 zài zěn me no matter how ...
 zěn me le variant of 怎麼了|怎么了[zen3 me5 le5]
 shén me shí hou when? / at what time?
 méi yǒu shén me it is nothing / there's nothing ... about it
 shén me dì fang somewhere / someplace / where
 zěn me huí shì what's the matter? / what's going on? / how could that be? / how did that come about? / what's it all about?
 bù zěn me yàng not up to much / very indifferent / nothing great about it / nothing good to be said about it
 shén me hǎo shuō sth pertinent to say
 zěn me dé liǎo how can this be? / what's to be done? / what an awful mess!
 zěn me gǎo de How did it happen? / What's wrong? / What went wrong? / What's up?
 zěn me shuō ne Why is that? / How come?
 dōu shén me nián dài le What decade are you living in? / That's so out-of-date!
 xiàng nà me huí shì r not bad at all / quite impressive
 méi yǒu shén me bù kě néng nothing is impossible / there's nothing impossible about it
 shén me fēng bǎ nǐ chuī lái de What brings you here? (idiom)
 hú lu lǐ mài de shì shén me yào what has (he) got up (his) sleeve? / what's going on?
 lín zi dà le , shén me niǎo dōu yǒu it takes all sorts (to make a world) (idiom)
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