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ㄇㄚ ˙

ma

question

吗 is a 6 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as ma in the fifth tone, however it can also be pronounced as .

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (opening) and (horse).

  • ㄇㄚ ˙

    ma

    question

    • ㄎㄡ ˇ

      kǒu

      opening

    • ㄇㄚ ˇ

      horse

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Cưỡi ngựa (马) và mở mồm (口) ra hỏi (吗)
by manhhakcqt

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A question straight from the horse's mouth.
by BobWebb

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 吗

ma
ma

Definitions for 吗 pronounced as ma

  • (question particle for "yes-no" questions)

Definitions for 吗 pronounced as mǎ

  • see 嗎啡|吗啡, morphine

Vocabulary

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by bensmithperez 59 characters

Lesson 2

by bensmithperez 28 characters

Lesson 1

by bensmithperez 25 characters

HSK 1

by cegomez 178 characters

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