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U+55CE, 嗎
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55CE

[U+55CD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55CF]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 口尸手火 (RSQF), four-corner 61027, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 202, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4065
  • Dae Jaweon: page 425, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 664, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+55CE

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  (OC *mraːʔ) + semantic .

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. final interrogative particle on a yes/no question
    喜歡 / 喜欢  ―  Nǐ xǐhuān ma?  ―  Do you like it?
Usage notes[edit]

The particle allows turning an affirmative sentence into a interrogative sentence without modifying the sentence order.

喜歡 / 喜欢  ―  Tā xǐhuān.  ―  He likes it.
喜歡 / 喜欢  ―  Tā xǐhuān ma?  ―  Does he like it?
See also[edit]
  • (Wu) 𠲎 (fa)
  • Question particle: (ne) (reciprocal questions).

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

  1. Used as a phonetic character.
    /   ―  fēi  ―  morphine
    /   ―    ―  manna
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • in CEDICT on MDBG

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ma) (hangeul )

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mửa, ma, mớ, mạ, mắng, mỉa, mứa, mựa)

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