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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 / 着急  ―  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
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 什麼 (“what”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 什麼
Mandarin Beijing 什麼
Taiwan 什麼
Tianjin
Harbin
Shenyang 什麼,
Jinan 麼兒, , 什麼
Muping , 麼個
Luoyang
Wanrong
Xi'an
Xining
Xuzhou , 啥子
Yinchuan
Ürümqi
Wuhan 麼事
Chengdu , 啥子
Guiyang 哪樣
Liuzhou 什嗎
Kunming 什麼
Nanjing 什麼
Hefei 哄個
Nantong 甚呢
Cantonese Guangzhou , 乜嘢, 乜嘢嘢, , 咩嘢, 乜鬼 emphatic
Hong Kong , 乜嘢, 乜嘢嘢, , 咩嘢
Taishan
Dongguan , 乜嘢
Yangjiang , 乜嘢
Gan Nanchang 什哩
Lichuan 什仔
Pingxiang 咋個
Hakka Meixian 麼個
Xingning 麼個
Huidong (Daling) 麼個
Qujiang 麼個
Lianshan (Xiaosanjiang) 麼個
Changting 麼個
Pingyu 麼個
Wuping 麼個
Liancheng 麼個
Yudu 子個
Ruijin , 唔幾
Shicheng 什麼
Shangyou 哪項, 口哪
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 麼個
Liudui (S. Sixian) 麼個
Hsinchu (Hailu) 麼個
Dongshi (Dabu) 麼個
Hsinchu (Raoping) 麼個
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 麼個
Huizhou Jixi 麼仂
Jin Taiyuan
Xinzhou
Min Bei Jian'ou 孰事, 孰麼
Min Dong Fuzhou 什乇, 什名, 什乇名, 面乇名
Matsu 什乇
Min Nan Xiamen 什物, 啥物, 啥貨
Quanzhou 什物, 啥物,
Zhangzhou 哪貨仔, 哪貨, 哪仔, 哪物仔, 哪物, 什物, 啥物, 啥貨
Taipei 啥貨, 啥物,
Kaohsiung , 啥貨, 啥物
Tainan 啥物, 啥貨
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang 啥物, 啥貨
Sanxia
Yilan 啥貨
Kinmen 啥貨, 啥物, 物代
Magong 啥貨, 物代
Penang 何物
Singapore 什物
Philippines (Manila) 啥物
Chaozhou 乜個,
Haikou , 個乜
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning , 哪門
Wu Shanghai , 啥個
Suzhou
Hangzhou
Wenzhou 何呢
Chongming
Danyang 點高
Jinhua ,
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha 麼子
Shuangfeng 麼子
Loudi 麼子

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)
Hsinchu (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen ,
Quanzhou ,
Zhangzhou ,
Taipei ,
Penang
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 (ǎn 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]

  • Go-on: (me)
  • Kan-on: (ba)
  • Kan’yō-on: (ma)

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]