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问 (問) wèn wén

  1. wèn verb to ask
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: Used in this sense (询问) in both modern and literary Chinese (ABC '问' v 1; Ci Yuan '問' 1; CED '问' 1; GHC '问' 1; Kroll '問' 1; NCCED '问' 1)
  2. wèn verb to inquire after
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In the sense of 问候 (ABC '问' v 2; CED '问' 2; Ci Yuan '問' 4; Kroll '問' 2; GHC '问' 2; NCCED '问' 2)
  3. wèn verb to interrogate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In the sense of 审问 (ABC '问' v 3; CED '问' 3; Kroll '問' 1b; GHC '问' 3; NCCED '问' 3)
  4. wèn verb to hold responsible
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: (ABC '问' v 4; CED '问' 4; NCCED '问' 4)
  5. wèn verb to request something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: (ABC '问' v 5; CED '问' 5; Kroll '問' 1a)
  6. wèn verb to rebuke
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '問' 1c)
  7. wèn verb to send an official mission bearing gifts
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 聘问 (Ci Yuan '問' 3; Kroll '問' 3; GHC '问' 1)
  8. wèn noun news
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Ci Yuan '問' 7; Kroll '問' 4; NCCED '问' 8)
  9. wèn verb to propose marriage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '問' 5)
  10. wén verb to inform
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 闻 (Ci Yuan '問' 8; Kroll '問' 6; GHC '问' 7, 8)
  11. wèn verb to research
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 研究 (GHC '问' 5)
  12. wèn proper noun Wen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHC '问' 11)
  13. wèn preposition to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 向 (GHC '问' 9; NCCED '问' 7)
  14. wèn noun a question
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '问' 9)

Contained in

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Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
来问 來問 來問我者 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 12
諮问 諮問 汝等可往諮問所疑 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 4 11
问佛 問佛 問佛消息 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 Scroll 1 9
问异 問異 異問異答 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 14 8
佛问 佛問 佛問梵志 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 7
往问 往問 汝等今者可往問王 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 6
问现 問現 我問現得報不 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 17 6
问李 問李 問李報瓜 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 17 6
问御 問禦 父王復問御者 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 6
问阿那律 問阿那律 阿難問阿那律 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 4 6