问 (問) wèn wén

  1. wèn verb to ask
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    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; NCCED '问' 1)
  2. wèn verb to inquire after
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In the sense of 问候 (ABC '问' v 2; CED '问' 2; Ci Yuan '問' 4; Kroll 2015 '問' 2; GHC '问' 2; NCCED '问' 2)
  3. wèn verb to interrogate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In the sense of 审问 (ABC '问' v 3; CED '问' 3; Kroll 2015 '問' 1b; GHC '问' 3; NCCED '问' 3)
  4. wèn verb to hold responsible
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: (ABC '问' v 4; CED '问' 4; NCCED '问' 4)
  5. wèn verb to request something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: (ABC '问' v 5; CED '问' 5; Kroll 2015 '問' 1a)
  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; GHC '问' 1)
  8. wèn noun news
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Ci Yuan '問' 7; Kroll 2015 '問' 4; NCCED '问' 8)
  9. wèn verb to propose marriage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '問' 5)
  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; 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 名字 , 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)

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  • 子问 (子問) 楚子問之 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 莊公 Lord Zhang — count: 14
  • 公问 (公問) 公問之 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 12
  • 侯问 (侯問) 晉侯問原守於寺人勃鞮 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 10
  • 敢问 (敢問) 敢問所安 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 序 Preface — count: 8
  • 王问 (王問) 王問諸屈巫 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 成公 Lord Cheng — count: 5
  • 使问 (使問) 使問 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 4
  • 问何谓 (問何謂) 敢問何謂也 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 3
  • 人问 (人問) 人問其故 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3
  • 伯问 (伯問) 秦伯問於士鞅曰 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 2
  • 问师 (問師) 季文子問師數於臧武仲 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 成公 Lord Cheng — count: 2