什么 (什麼) shénme

  1. shénme pronoun what (forming a question)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Interrogative Pronoun 疑问代词
    Notes: Traditional: 什麼; used to form a question by replacing the constituent in question (CC-CEDICT '什麼' 1; Guoyu '什麼' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1866).
  2. shénme pronoun what; that
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: As a determiner, not forming a question. Example: 这没有什么对不起人的地方。 'There is nothing to be sorry about here.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174; Guoyu '什麼' 2).
  3. shénme pronoun what (forming a question)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Interrogative Pronoun 疑问代词
    Notes: Traditional: 甚麼; same as traditional 什麼 (Guoyu '甚麼' 1)
  4. shénme pronoun what (forming a question)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: Traditional: 甚麼; same as traditional 什麼 (Guoyu '甚麼' 2)

Contained in

Also contained in

葫芦里卖的是什么药什么风把你吹来的没有什么不可能没什么林子大了,什么鸟都有什么时候什么的什么好说干什么什么事凭什么为什么什么地方没有什么什么人什么样

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 2 Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 雲門匡真禪師廣錄 — count: 104
  • Scroll 25 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 84 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 81 , has English translation
  • Scroll 18 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 80 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 雲門匡真禪師廣錄 — count: 80
  • Scroll 12 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 78 , has English translation
  • Scroll 2 Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 汾陽無德禪師語錄 — count: 75
  • Scroll 6 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 72 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 72 , has English translation
  • Scroll 17 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 70 , has English translation