ExplanationOrigin unclear. Variously explained as a pictograph of a snake, a vulva, a funnel, a crying child, or an ideograph depicting a pause in speech.
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Example sentences using 也
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Words with 也
Explore 11 words and sayings that include the Chinese character 也 in their composition.
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|也就是说||in other words||也就是說|
|维也纳||Vienna, capital of Austria||維也納|
|再也||(not) any more||再也|
|空空如也||to have nothing||空空如也|
|之乎者也||lit. 之[zhī], 乎[hū], 者[zhě] and 也[yě] (four grammatical particles of Classical Chinese) (idiom); fig. archaic expressions||之乎者也|
|来而不往非礼也||to respond in kind||來而不往非禮也|