Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

吗 (嗎) ma

ma particle indicates a question
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Modal Particle 语气助词
Notes: Placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a yes or no question (Sun 2006, loc. 850)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧北風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Bei Feng 3