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   FlashCard of the Chinese Character 呢
Strokes 3
Strokes 8
Decomp. 口尸匕
Mandarin ne; nī; ní
Entry Methods
Pinyin ne; ni1; ni2
Kanji /
Sijiao 6701.1
CNS 11643 1-4C51
Encodages (hexa)
Unicode U+5462
GB2312 C4D8
Results for 呢
 ne particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the preceding word ("What about ...?", "And ...?") / particle for inquiring about location ("Where is ...?") / particle signaling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words and allow the listener time to take them on board ("ok?", "are you with me?") / (at the end of a declarative sentence) particle indicating continuation of a state or action / particle indicating strong affirmation
 nī this (Cantonese) / see also 哩 / [li1]
 ní woolen material
Results beginning with 呢
 ní nán (onom.) twittering of birds / whispering / murmuring
 ní zi woolen cloth
 ní ní garrulous / talkative
 ní nán xì yǔ whispering in a low voice (idiom) / murmuring
 ní ní chī chī docile
Approximate Results for 呢
 huā ní tweed / checkered cloth
 ruǎn ní tweed
 zhe ne comes at the end of the sentence to indicate a strong degree / quite / rather
 gé zi ní tartan / plaid
 guǎn tā ne don&rsquo / t worry about (it, him etc) / doesn&rsquo / t matter / whatever / anyway
 hé kǔ ne why bother? / is it worth the trouble?
 huá dá ní gabardine (loanword)
 tái miàn ní baize / felt (esp. billiards table cover)
 zhì fú ní tweed cloth (used for military uniforms etc)
 gé zi huā ní tartan / plaid
 xié wén ruǎn ní tweed
 zěn me shuō ne Why is that? / How come?
 ǎn ma mī ba ní mōu Om Mani Padma Hum (sanskrit), or Om mani padme hum (Tibetan), the Avalokiteshvara mantra / also written 唵 / / / / / / / / / / /
 ǎn ma ní bā mī hōng Om Mani Padme Hum (Sanskrit), or Om Mani Peme Hung (Tibetan), the Avalokiteshvara mantra
 ǎn ma ní bā mī mōu Om Mani Padma Hum (sanskrit), or Om mani padme hum (Tibetan), the Avalokiteshvara mantra
  I care ... Do you?
 shā jī hé bì yào yòng niú dāo ne don't use a sledgehammer to crack a nut / de minimis non curat praetor (trivial matters are of no concern to a high official)

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