哪裡

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See also: 哪里

Chinese[edit]

which (followed by M or Num); how; (final part. preceded by N)
 
inside; within; in; lining of clothing
trad. (哪裡/哪裏) /
simp. (哪里)

Pronunciation[edit]


Pronoun[edit]

哪裡 (chiefly Mandarin)

  1. where
    哪裡 / 哪里  ―  Nǐ qù nǎlǐ?  ―  Where are you going?
    請問哪裡洗手間 [MSC, trad.]
    请问哪里洗手间 [MSC, simp.]
    Qǐngwèn nǎlǐ yǒu xǐshǒujiān? [Pinyin]
    Could you tell me where the nearest bathroom is?
  2. wherever; everywhere
    哪裡可以 / 哪里可以  ―  nǎlǐ dōu kěyǐ.  ―  I'm fine with going anywhere.
    哪裡朋友 [MSC, trad.]
    哪里朋友 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǎlǐ dōu yǒu wǒ de péngyǒu. [Pinyin]
    I have friends everywhere.
  3. how (used in rhetorical questions)
    哪裡學生 / 哪里学生  ―  nǎlǐ xiàng ge xuéshēng.  ―  He is nothing like a student!

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 哪裡 (“where”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 何處何許何方
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 哪裡
Mandarin Beijing 哪兒哪兒合兒 colloquial哪合兒 colloquial
Taiwan 哪裡
Tianjin 哪兒哪兒合兒 colloquial哪合兒 colloquial
Jinan 哪裡
Xi'an 哪搭兒
Wuhan 哪裡啥裡哪塊些啥塊些
Chengdu 哪兒
Yangzhou 哪塊
Hefei 哪格子哪蒿子哪塊子哪塊
Cantonese Guangzhou 邊度邊處
Hong Kong 邊度邊處
Taishan
Yangjiang 邊處邊處塗
Hakka Meixian 哪仔哪滴
Xingning 哪裡
Huidong (Huizhou) 哪等
Qujiang 哪子
Xiaosanjiang 哪望
Changting 哪塊哪裡哪角
Pingyu 哪子
Liancheng 哪角哪滴
Ninghua 台角
Ruijin 哪營子
Shicheng 哪裡
Shangyou 哪當
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 哪位
Liudui (S. Sixian) 哪仔哪跡仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 哪位
Dongshi (Dabu) 哪位
Zhuolan (Raoping) 哪位
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 哪位
Jin Taiyuan 哪裡
Min Bei Jian'ou 呢裡
Min Dong Fuzhou 底所底塊 dated or rural
Min Nan Xiamen 佗落佗一位佗位佗一帶佗帶
Quanzhou 佗落佗一位
Zhangzhou 佗落佗落仔佗一位
Taipei 佗位
Kaohsiung 佗位
Tainan 佗位
Taichung 佗位
Yilan 佗位佗位仔
Lukang 佗落
Sanxia 佗位
Kinmen
Magong 佗位
Hsinchu 佗位
Malaysia 佗落
Singapore 佗落
Philippine 佗落
Chaozhou 底塊底囝
Wu Shanghai 阿裡啥地方阿裡搭啥場化 dated
Suzhou 啥場化
Wenzhou 若屋宕若屋
Xiang Changsha 哪裡何至啥塊子
Shuangfeng 哪裡

Interjection[edit]

哪裡 (Mandarin)

  1. You flatter me! (humble response to compliments)
    漂亮哪裡哪裡一般般 [MSC, trad.]
    漂亮哪里哪里一般般 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiǎ: nǐ zhēn piàoliang! Yǐ: nǎlǐ, nǎlǐ, yībānbān! [Pinyin]
    A: You are so beautiful! B: I'm flattered! [lit. Not so much]

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