问 (問) wèn

  1. wèn verb to ask
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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 2015 '問' 1, p. 477; NCCED '问' 1)
  2. wèn verb to inquire after
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 问候 (ABC '问' v 2; CED '问' 2; Ci Yuan '問' 4; Kroll 2015 '問' 2, p. 477; GHC '问' 2; NCCED '问' 2)
  3. wèn verb to interrogate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 审问 (ABC '问' v 3; CED '问' 3; Kroll 2015 '問' 1b, p. 477; GHC '问' 3; NCCED '问' 3)
  4. wèn verb to hold responsible
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC '问' v 4; CED '问' 4; NCCED '问' 4)
  5. wèn verb to request something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC '问' v 5; CED '问' 5; Kroll 2015 '問' 1a, p. 477)
  6. wèn verb to rebuke
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '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 2015 '問' 3, p. 477; GHC '问' 1)
  8. wèn noun news
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Ci Yuan '問' 7; Kroll 2015 '問' 4, p. 477; NCCED '问' 8)
  9. wèn verb to propose marriage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '問' 5, p. 477)
  10. wén verb to inform
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 闻 (Ci Yuan '問' 8; Kroll 2015 '問' 6, p. 477; 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 , 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)
  15. wèn verb ask; prccha
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: pṛccha, or: paripṛcchā, or: √prach, Japanese: mon (BCSD '問', p. 258; DJBT '問', p. 43; MW 'paripṛcchā')

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 423
  • Scroll 1 Fo Shuo Mulian Wen Jie Lu Zhong Wu Bai Qing Zhong Shi 佛說目連問戒律中五百輕重事 — count: 412
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 雲門匡真禪師廣錄 — count: 345
  • Scroll 2 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 306
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 298
  • Scroll 22 Śāriputrābhidharmaśāstra (Shelifu Apitan Lun) 舍利弗阿毘曇論 — count: 287
  • Scroll 24 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 282
  • Scroll 20 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 280
  • Scroll 17 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 277
  • Scroll 25 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 277

Collocations

  • 諮问 (諮問) 汝等可往諮問所疑 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 11
  • 来问 (來問) 來問我者 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 9
  • 问佛 (問佛) 問佛消息 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 佛般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 9
  • 问异 (問異) 異問異答 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 14 — count: 8
  • 佛问 (佛問) 佛問梵志 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 7
  • 往问 (往問) 汝等今者可往問王 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 6
  • 问现 (問現) 我問現得報不 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 6
  • 问阿那律 (問阿那律) 阿難問阿那律 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 6
  • 今问 (今問) 我今問汝 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 6
  • 问李 (問李) 問李報瓜 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 6