Pssst. We need your support!

CharacterPop survives on your patronage. Help support the site and gain access to extra features when you upgrade your account.

See pro features
ㄇㄜ ˙



么 is a 3 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as me in the fifth tone, however it can also be pronounced as yāo, , or ma.

In simplified Chinese the character may be used.

  • ㄇㄜ ˙



    • private

5 stories have been written about this character — see all
US Flag User Thumbnail

I beg your pardon... but isn't this the proper traditional character? - 麼
by Terence626

User Thumbnail

In the shower when I'm in private I like to sing, "do you love me, me, me, me,????
by Krisb13

AU Flag User Thumbnail

Question 14: When is this suffix used?
by BobWebb

User Thumbnail

Simplification sadly hides the hemp in tiny hemp suffix 'me' because marijuana should stay private?--他說什 *麼* ? Admins--at 麼 you list 麼 as trad for 么
by talk2dream

User Thumbnail

This is a question (么 suffix, used to form interrogative): can I bend (丿) into a private (厶) suffix (么)?
by Vitaly

You need to log in to write a story for 么


We found 4 pronunciations for 么


Definitions for 么 pronounced as me

  • suffix, used to form interrogative 甚麼|什么[shen2 me5], what?, indefinite 這麼|这么[zhe4 me5] thus, etc
  • variant of 麼|么[me5]

Definitions for 么 pronounced as yāo

  • surname Yao
  • 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

Definitions for 么 pronounced as má

  • exclamatory final particle

Definitions for 么 pronounced as ma

  • interrogative final particle


The most common words for 么 — see all

See all vocabulary


Collections which contain 么 — see all

UOM Chinese 1

by 8660 32 characters

HSK 1 part 2

by monicadepaul 25 characters

HSK1 part 1

by monicadepaul 162 characters

Genshin Impact Act 1 Vocabulary

by Poluo 748 characters

Studying To 7

by Joeyjoefro 101 characters

See all collections