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Character  那 
Codepoint U+90A3
See also: , 那么, and

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  (fur) + semantic  (city)

Originally the name of a city; later borrowed for a distal demonstrative.

Han character[edit]

(radical 163 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 尸手弓中 (SQNL), four-corner 17527)

  1. that, that one, those

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1268, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39305
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1767, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3760, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+90A3

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping aa6, naa5, naa6, no1, no4, no5, Yale a6, na5, na6, no1, no4, no5)

Synonyms[edit]


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ (na2), Hagfa Pinyim na1, na3, na4)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(na) (hangeul , revised na, McCune-Reischauer na, Yale na)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (na4), nuó (nuo2), nuò (nuo4), nèi (nei4), (na3), něi (nei3), (ne2), nuó (nuo2), (na1), Wade-Giles na4, no2, no4, nei4, na3, nei3, ne2, no2, na1)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin , něi)

  1. which

Usage notes[edit]

The "něi" pronouciation is used in Beijing

Conjunction[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin , )

  1. so; that
    used after , 咋就
  2. then; in that case
    我呢? wǒ ne?
    (then) what about me?
    你不喜欢这份工作? 你怎麽不辞掉呢? nǐ bù xǐhuan zhè fèn gōngzuò? nà nǐ zěnme bù cí diào ne?
    You don' t like your job ? In that case why don' t you leave ?

Usage notes[edit]

The "nè" pronouciation is used in Beijing

Pronoun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin , nèi)

  1. that, those
    人是谁? rén shì shéi?
    who is that person?
    是什么? shì shénme?
    What's that?

Usage notes[edit]

The "nèi" pronouciation is used in Beijing

Proper Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. A surname​.

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin nuó)

  1. (archaic) beautiful
  2. (archaic) variant of

Proper Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin nuó)

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-17.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), URL accessed on 2014-03-17.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(na)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(na, , nả, )