甚麼

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See also: 什麽

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 什么
trad. or 什麼

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甚麼 (traditional, Pinyin shénme or shéme or shénmo, traditional 甚麼 or 什麼, simplified 什么)

  1. (interrogative) what
    平時喜歡甚麼
    nǐ píngshí xǐhuān zuò shénme
    What do you like doing in your spare time?
    甚麼事兒
    gàn de shì shénme shìr
    What a thing to do!
  2. something; anything
    甚麼知道
    wǒ shénme dōu bù zhīdào
    I don't know anything.
    甚麼
    wǒ shénme yě bù pà
    I'm not afraid of anything.
  3. whatever
    可以甚麼甚麼
    tā kěyǐ xiǎng zuò shénme jiù zuò shénme
    He can do whatever he wants.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ɕɪm˥˥miʔ˩˩ ]

Pronoun[edit]

甚麼 (traditional, POJ sím-mih, traditional 甚麼 or 什麼, simplified 什么)

  1. (interrogative) what