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ㄋㄜ ˙

ne

question

呢 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as ne in the fifth tone, however it can also be pronounced as .

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

  • ㄋㄜ ˙

    ne

    question

    • ㄎㄡ ˇ

      kǒu

      opening

    • ㄋㄧ ˊ

      (phonetic)

3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The question I ask, is about Buddhist nun having mouths.
by MANgo

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The real question is, is a buddhist nun's mouth clean? - since that still equals abstinence.
by richhomiebrie

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How about we open the mouth of the corpse with a spoon?
by djbbean

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 呢

ne

Definitions for 呢 pronounced as ní

  • woolen material

Definitions for 呢 pronounced as ne

  • particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the preceding word ("What about ...?", "And ...?")
  • particle for inquiring about location ("Where is ...?")
  • particle signaling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words and allow the listener time to take them on board ("ok?", "are you with me?")
  • (at the end of a declarative sentence) particle indicating continuation of a state or action
  • particle indicating strong affirmation

Vocabulary

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