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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 口弓女一 (RNVM), composition)

  1. final interrogative particle (for simple "yes or no" type questions)

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping maa3, Yale ma3)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin ma
Zhuyin ㄇㄚ˙
IPA (key) /ma̠/
Audio
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Particle[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin ma, traditional , simplified )

  1. final interrogative particle on a yes/no question.
    你好吗? (Nǐ hǎo ma?)

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional )

  1. used for phonetic in 吗啡 (嗎啡) (morphine)

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-17.