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wèn

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wèn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
wèn | wen4
English translation
to ask
to ask about, to inquire after

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About wèn

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

wèn

Contains the radical

Mén

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

mouth

Etymology of wèn

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

门口 mén kǒu

Semantic compound

kǒu

Phonetic compound

Mén

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. kǒu represents the meaning and Mén represents the sound.

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Example sentences using wèn

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准备 zhǔnbèi hǎo 反驳 fǎnbó 辩护人 biàn hù rén 提出 tí chū de 问题 wèntí le ?

Are you ready to plead against the case offered by the defendant?

zài 为数不多 de 听众 tīng zhòng de 好哇 hǎo wā ! 好哇 hǎo wā ! ” 赞许 zàn xǔ shēng Zhōng jiǎng chū le 问题 wèntí de 要害 yào hài .

He had made his point, amid the " hear ! hear! " of his small audience.

他们 tā men Cóng shì xiān 准备 zhǔnbèi hǎo 讲稿 de 演说 yǎn shuō 转向 zhuǎn xiàng wèn de 形式 xíngshì .

They switched from set speeches to a question - and - answer format.

访问者 fǎng wèn zhě 到达 dàodá de 办公室 bàngōngshì shí , qǐng 他们 tā men 过来 guò lái hǎo ?

When the visitors arrive at your office, would you send them round?

zhè běn Shū zhè 问题 wèntí jiǎng tài hǎo .

The subject isn't very well dealt with in this book.

Words with wèn

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
问题 wèntí question問題
wèn to ask wèn
访问 fǎngwèn to visit訪問
询问 xúnwèn to inquire詢問
请问 qǐng wèn Excuse me, may I ask...?請問
顾问 gùwèn adviser顧問
提问 tíwèn to question提問
毫无疑问 háo wú yí wèn certainty毫無疑問
疑问 yíwèn question疑問
问候 wènhòu to give one's respects問候
问好 wèn hǎo to say hello to問好
慰问 wèiwèn to express sympathy, greetings, consolation etc慰問
审问 shěn wèn to interrogate審問
追问 zhuī wèn to question closely追問
问卷 wèn juàn questionnaire問卷
学问 xuéwèn learning學問
问世 wènshì to be published問世
质问 zhì wèn to question質問
问话 wèn huà interrogation問話
盘问 pán wèn to interrogate盤問
不问 bù wèn to disregard不問
问鼎 wèn dǐng to aspire to the throne問鼎
问答 wèn dá question and answer問答
讯问 xùn wèn to interrogate訊問

wèn Decomposition & Compounds

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wèn Decomposition

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