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  *吗* | 吗* | *吗
(question particle for "yes-no" questions)
question / problem / issue / topic / CL: 個|个
where? / somewhere / anywhere / wherever / nowhere (negative answer to question) / humble expression denying compliment / also written 哪裡|哪里
where? / somewhere / anywhere / wherever / nowhere (negative answer to question) / humble expression denying compliment
to call into question / to question (truth or validity)
  *质* | 质* | *质
character / nature / quality / plain / to pawn / pledge / hostage / to question / Taiwan pr. [zhi2]
  *题* | 题* | *题
topic / problem for discussion / exam question / subject / to inscribe / to mention / CL: 個|个,
question and answer
  *道* | 道* | *道
road / path / CL: 條|条, / principle / truth / morality / reason / skill / method / Dao (of Daoism) / to say / to speak / to talk / classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process / (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)
  *呢* | 呢* | *呢
particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the preceding word ("What about ...?", "And ...?") / particle for inquiring about location ("Where is ...?") / particle signaling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words and allow the listener time to take them on board ("ok?", "are you with me?") / (at the end of a declarative sentence) particle indicating continuation of a state or action / particle indicating strong affirmation
question bank (for examiners creating an exam, or students preparing for an exam)
  *乎* | 乎* | *乎
(classical particle similar to 於|于) in / at / from / because / than / (classical final particle similar to 嗎|吗, , , expressing question, doubt or astonishment)
question / interrogation / doubt
  *讯* | 讯* | *讯
to question / to ask / to interrogate / rapid / speedy / fast / news / information
to answer questions (as teacher or consultant) / to clarify doubts
exam question / test topic
(posing a question: whether sb, something) can or cannot? / is able to or not
(schoolwork) exercise / problem / question
pattern matching (puzzle game) / matching (type of test question in which presented items are to be paired up)
to question / to quiz / to grill
(emphatically, in rhetorical questions) possible
to question closely / to investigate in detail / to examine minutely / to get to the heart of the matter
question mark (punct.) / unknown factor / unsolved problem / interrogation
  *咩* | 咩* | *咩
the bleating of sheep / final particle which transforms statements into questions that indicate doubt or surprise (Cantonese)
to try to answer a question (in a quiz, guessing game, riddle etc) / quiz game
exam question
multiple-choice question
problem or question solved for illustrative purposes in the classroom / practice question (used in preparation for an exam) / sample question
to question / to ask questions / to inquire / to bring to account / to interrogate
  *岂* | 岂* | *岂
how? (emphatic question)
to be out of the question
to give an interview / to be interviewed / to respond to (questions, a survey etc)
to have the nerve / what a cheek! / to feel no shame / to overcome the shame / (is it) proper? (rhetorical question)
to reflect upon oneself / to examine one's conscience / to question oneself / to search one's soul
to compete to answer questions (in class)
to interrogate / to examine / to question
multiple-choice question
question (grammar) / interrogative sentence
to question via torture
basic issue / fundamental question
to ask (a question) in reply / to answer a question with a question / rhetorical question
to question / to ask / to raise a question
unresolved question / unresolved case
to question / to enquire / interrogatory
not to hear, not to question (idiom) / to show no interest in sth / uncritical / not in the least concerned
(rhetorical question) when? / how? / it's not that...
Witkey, question-and-answer website www.witkey.com
(usually used in the negative) to answer or reply to sb's question
(idiom) to sidestep the question / to answer evasively
to compete to be the first to answer a question (as on a quiz show)
to question intensely / to interrogate / to demand information
to rise in revolt / to raise difficult questions
to answer a question / question and answer
to interrogate / to question (at a roadblock)
rhetorical question
a form of automatic writing in which two or more participants hold a single pen over a sheet of paper and invite a spirit to write answers to their questions / a spirit so invited
to compose a preface (or introductory remarks, etc) / question (or section) order (on an exam paper) / question (or section) number
frequently asked questions / FAQ
to cut a long story short / a brief treatment of a complicated subject / fig. to treat an important question as a minor matter
lit. to reply "don't know" whatever the question (idiom) / fig. absolutely no idea of what's going on / complete ignorance
beat the drum, pass the flower (game in which players sit in a circle passing a flower around while a drum is beaten – when the drumbeat stops, the player holding the flower must sing a song, answer a question, or drink a glass of wine etc)
obscure question / trick exam question / catch question / CL:
(coll.) (emphasizing a rhetorical question) what / what kind / why on earth
rising tone (phonetics, e.g. on a question in English)
  *啻* | 啻* | *啻
only (classical, usually follows negative or question words) / (not) just
to accept without question / to take sth at face value
essay on policy in question and answer form used in imperial exams
to raise a tough question
to ask questions / to interrogate
  *呣* | 呣* | *呣
interjection expressing a question
agnosticism, the philosophical doctrine that some questions about the universe are in principle unanswerable
to stump sb with a question
to ask a question, already knowing the answer
to solve a problem / to answer a question / (Internet) Q&A forum / advice column
won't do / be out of the question / be no good / not work / not be capable
tone of one's voice when asking a rhetorical question
retort with challenging questions / debate
worthwhile (often in rhetorical questions, implying not worthwhile) / also written 犯得上
circular argument / logical error consisting of begging the question / Latin: petitio principii
preliminary question / priority problem / issues requiring more immediate attention
  *鞫* | 鞫* | *鞫
to interrogate / to question / Taiwan pr. [ju2]
to ask (a question) in reply / to answer a question with a question / rhetorical question
to detain and question
to call sb to account / to question angrily
worthwhile (often in rhetorical questions, implying not worthwhile)
to interrogate / to question closely
common questions / general questions
numerical answer (to a question in math.) / (Tw) (of troops) to shout numbers or phrases in unison (to keep in step or maintain morale)
won't do / unable to / (at the end of a rhetorical question) can that be?
wh-question (linguistics)
to question closely / to make a detailed inquiry / to probe / to ask repeatedly
to choose officials by divination (archaic) / to practice divination without a definite question

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