(ma, má)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. (used to persuade somebody to do something)
  2. (particle indicating obviousness) | (colloqial) what?

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • ma, má > ma, ma2

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
唵嘛呢叭咪吽 ǎn ma ní bā mī hōng Om Mani Padme Hum (Sanskrit), or Om Mani Peme Hung (Tibetan), the Avalokiteshvara mantra
班禅喇嘛 Bān chán Lǎ ma Panchen Lama
达赖喇嘛 Dá lài Lǎ ma Dalai Lama
干嘛 gàn má what are you doing?/whatever for?/why on earth?
喇嘛 lǎ ma lama, spiritual teacher in Tibetan Buddhism
喇嘛教 Lǎ ma jiào Lamaism/Tibetan Buddhism
喇嘛庙 lǎ ma miào lamasery/temple of Tibetan Buddhism
要嘛 yào ma either .../or ...

HSK 1

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HSK 2

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HSK 3

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HSK 4

600 words

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HSK 5

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HSK 6

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