Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

a ā à ǎ á

  1. a particle expressing affirmation, approval, or consent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Modal Particle 语气助词
    Notes: 1. 啊 may be used at the end of a sentence to indicate exclamation. 2. 啊 can be used at the end of a sentence to urge or exhort. 3. 啊 can be used at the end of an alternative style question, a affirmative-negative question, or a question with an interrogative pronoun to indicate an interrogative tone (Sun 2006, loc. 870).
  2. ā interjection expressing surprise or admiration
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Interjection 叹词
  3. à interjection grunt of agreement
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Interjection 叹词
  4. ǎ interjection expressing surprise or doubt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Interjection 叹词
  5. á interjection expressing doubt or requiring answer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Interjection 叹词

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 目录导言 Contents and Introduction 10
The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧北風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Bei Feng 4
The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 3
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 句子用途 Sentence Use 2
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷6  志第1 禮儀一 Volume 6 Treatises 1: Rites 1 1
Media articles 春晚 Spring Festival Gala b (2016-01-25) 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 1
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第一回 Chapter 1 1