什么 (什麼) shénme

  1. shénme pronoun what (forming a question)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , 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 虚词
    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 虚词 , 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 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 甚麼; same as traditional 什麼 (Guoyu '甚麼' 2)

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