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U+561B, 嘛
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-561B

[U+561A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+561C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口戈木木 (RIDD) or 口戈十金 (RIJC), four-corner 60094, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 206, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4230
  • Dae Jaweon: page 429, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 678, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+561B

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (stresses the preceding is obvious) Of course!
    這樣 / 这样  ―  Zhèyàng cái duì ma!  ―  That's how it should be!
  2. signals a pause in a sentence, similar to the function of a comma
    不必  ―  ma, bùbì qù.  ―  You, don't need to go.
  3. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    著急 / 著急  ―  Bié zhāojí ma.  ―  Don't worry.
  4. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    什麼以為地震 [MSC, trad.]
    什么以为地震 [MSC, simp.]
    Shénme ma, wǒ hái yǐwèi dìzhèn le. [Pinyin]
    (please add an English translation of this example)

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (dialectal) what

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 喇嘛 (lǎma).
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Min Nan) also
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“also, too”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Penang pun
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Etymology 5[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 唵嘛呢叭咪吽 (ōng mānī bēimēi hōng).

Etymology 6[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 嘛嘛吼.

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ma) (hangeul , revised ma, McCune–Reischauer ma, Yale ma)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ma)

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References[edit]