wen4
to ask

strokes 11
radical
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爱问 愛問 ai4 wen4
iAsk.com, the search engine of Sina 新浪

安全问题 安全問題 an1 quan2 wen4 ti2
safety issue; security issue

逼问 逼問 bi1 wen4
to question intensely; to interrogate; to demand information

卜问 卜問 bu3 wen4
to predict by divining; to look into the future

不耻下问 不恥下問 bu4 chi3 xia4 wen4
not feel ashamed to ask and learn from one's subordinates

不闻不问 不聞不問 bu4 wen2 bu4 wen4
not to hear, not to question (idiom); to show no interest in sth; uncritical; not in the least concerned

不问 不問 bu4 wen4
to pay no attention to; to disregard; to ignore; to let go unpunished; to let off

不问好歹 不問好歹 bu4 wen4 hao3 dai3
no matter what may happen (idiom)

不问就听不到假话 不問就聽不到假話 bu4 wen4 jiu4 ting1 bu4 dao4 jia3 hua4
Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)

不问青红皂白 不問青紅皂白 bu4 wen4 qing1 hong2 zao4 bai2
not distinguishing red-green or black-white (idiom); not to distinguish between right and wrong

策问 策問 ce4 wen4
essay on policy in question and answer form used in imperial exams

查问 查問 cha2 wen4
to inquire about

常见问题 常見問題 chang2 jian4 wen4 ti2
common problems; FAQ

常问问题 常問問題 chang2 wen4 wen4 ti2
frequently asked questions; FAQ

朝核问题 朝核問題 chao2 he2 wen4 ti2
Korean nuclear problem

叱问 叱問 chi4 wen4
to call sb to account; to question angrily

出问题 出問題 chu1 wen4 ti2
to have sth go wrong; to have a problem arise; to give problems

答非所问 答非所問 da2 fei1 suo3 wen4
to answer beside the point; irrelevant answer

答问 答問 da2 wen4
answer

打破砂锅问到底 打破砂鍋問到底 da3 po4 sha1 guo1 wen4 dao4 di3
to go to the bottom of things (idiom)

打问 打問 da3 wen4
to inquire about; to give sb the third degree

大兴问罪之师 大興問罪之師 da4 xing1 wen4 zui4 zhi1 shi1
to launch a punitive campaign; to condemn scathingly

吊死问疾 弔死問疾 diao4 si3 wen4 ji2
to grieve for the sick and the dying; to show great concern for people's suffering

叮问 叮問 ding1 wen4
to question closely; to make a detailed inquiry; to probe; to ask repeatedly

动问 動問 dong4 wen4
may I ask

发问 發問 fa1 wen4
to question; to ask; to raise a question

反躬自问 反躬自問 fan3 gong1 zi4 wen4
introspection; to ask oneself

反诘问 反詰問 fan3 jie2 wen4
to cross-examine

反问 反問 fan3 wen4
to ask (a question) in reply; to answer a question with a question; rhetorical question

反问句 反問句 fan3 wen4 ju4
rhetorical question

反问语气 反問語氣 fan3 wen4 yu3 qi4
tone of one's voice when asking a rhetorical question

访贫问苦 訪貧問苦 fang3 pin2 wen4 ku3
to visit the poor and ask about their suffering (idiom)

访亲问友 訪親問友 fang3 qin1 wen4 you3
to visit friends and relations (idiom)

访问 訪問 fang3 wen4
to visit; to call on; to interview

访问方式 訪問方式 fang3 wen4 fang1 shi4
access method

访问量 訪問量 fang3 wen4 liang4
(web counter) hits

访问者 訪問者 fang3 wen4 zhe3
interviewer

耕当问奴 耕當問奴 geng1 dang1 wen4 nu2
if it's plowing, ask the laborer (idiom); when managing a matter, consult the appropriate specialist

耕当问奴,织当访婢 耕當問奴,織當訪婢 geng1 dang1 wen4 nu2 - zhi1 dang1 fang3 bi4
if it's plowing ask the laborer, if it's weaving ask the maid (idiom); when managing a matter, consult the appropriate specialist

顾问 顧問 gu4 wen4
adviser; consultant

国事访问 國事訪問 guo2 shi4 fang3 wen4
state visit

过问 過問 guo4 wen4
to show an interest in; to get involved with

毫无疑问 毫無疑問 hao2 wu2 yi2 wen4
certainty; without a doubt

核问题 核問題 he2 wen4 ti2
the nuclear problem

货问三家不吃亏 貨問三家不吃虧 huo4 wen4 san1 jia1 bu4 chi1 kui1
see 貨比三家不吃虧|货比三家不吃亏

基础问题 基礎問題 ji1 chu3 wen4 ti2
basic issue; fundamental question

接受审问 接受審問 jie1 shou4 shen3 wen4
under interrogation (for a crime); on trial

诘问 詰問 jie2 wen4
to ask questions; to interrogate

借问 借問 jie4 wen4
(honorific) May I ask?

介质访问控制 介質訪問控制 jie4 zhi4 fang3 wen4 kong4 zhi4
Medium Access Control; MAC

介质访问控制层 介質訪問控制層 jie4 zhi4 fang3 wen4 kong4 zhi4 ceng2
MAC layer

经济问题 經濟問題 jing1 ji4 wen4 ti2
economic problem

具体问题 具體問題 ju4 ti3 wen4 ti2
concrete issue

拷问 拷問 kao3 wen4
to question via torture

临问 臨問 lin2 wen4
to go personally to consult subordinates (of a high official)

媒体访问控制 媒體訪問控制 mei2 ti3 fang3 wen4 kong4 zhi4
Media Access Control; MAC

没问题 沒問題 mei2 wen4 ti2
no problem

扪心自问 捫心自問 men2 xin1 zi4 wen4
to ask oneself honestly; to search in one's heart

明知故问 明知故問 ming2 zhi1 gu4 wen4
to ask a question, already knowing the answer

盘根问底 盤根問底 pan2 gen1 wen4 di3
lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth

盘问 盤問 pan2 wen4
to interrogate; to cross-examine; to inquire

刨根问底 刨根問底 pao2 gen1 wen4 di3
to dig up roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth

聘问 聘問 pin4 wen4
international exchange of visits; to visit as envoy; to visit as family representative for purpose of marriage arrangement (traditional culture)

普通问题 普通問題 pu3 tong1 wen4 ti2
common questions; general questions

请问 請問 qing3 wen4
Excuse me, may I ask...?

穷在闹市无人问,富在深山有远亲 窮在鬧市無人問,富在深山有遠親 qiong2 zai4 nao4 shi4 wu2 ren2 wen4 - fu4 zai4 shen1 shan1 you3 yuan3 qin1
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain

求田问舍 求田問舍 qiu2 tian2 wen4 she4
lit. to be interested exclusively in the acquisition of estate (idiom); fig. to have no lofty aspirations in life

入境问俗 入境問俗 ru4 jing4 wen4 su2
When you enter a country, enquire about the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do; When in Rome, do as the Romans do

三农问题 三農問題 san1 nong2 wen4 ti2
the three rural issues: agriculture, rural areas and peasants

三体问题 三體問題 san1 ti3 wen4 ti2
three-body problem (mechanics)

审问 審問 shen3 wen4
to interrogate; to examine; to question

试问 試問 shi4 wen4
I would like to ask (usually used rhetorically); one might well ask

探问 探問 tan4 wen4
to inquire into; to ask after

唐太宗李卫公问对 唐太宗李衛公問對 tang2 tai4 zong1 li3 wei4 gong1 wen4 dui4
"Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang", military treatise attributed to Li Jing 李靖 and one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书

套问 套問 tao4 wen4
to sound sb out; to find out by tactful indirect questioning

特指问句 特指問句 te4 zhi3 wen4 ju4
wh-question (linguistics)

提问 提問 ti2 wen4
to question; to quiz; to grill

通问 通問 tong1 wen4
to mutually send greetings; to communicate; to exchange news

投石问路 投石問路 tou2 shi2 wen4 lu4
lit. to toss a stone to find out what's ahead (idiom); fig. to test the waters

推问 推問 tui1 wen4
to interrogate

外出访问 外出訪問 wai4 chu1 fang3 wen4
to travel on business (often abroad)

慰问 慰問 wei4 wen4
to express sympathy, greetings, consolation etc

问安 問安 wen4 an1
to pay one's respects; to give regards to

问答 問答 wen4 da2
question and answer

问倒 問倒 wen4 dao3
to stump; to baffle

问道 問道 wen4 dao4
to ask the way; to ask

问鼎 問鼎 wen4 ding3
to aspire to the throne; to aim at (the first place etc)

问鼎轻重 問鼎輕重 wen4 ding3 qing1 zhong4
lit. to inquire whether the tripods are light or heavy (idiom); a laughable attempt to seize power

问鼎中原 問鼎中原 wen4 ding3 zhong1 yuan2
to plan to seize power of the whole country (idiom)

问好 問好 wen4 hao3
to say hello to; to send one's regards to

问号 問號 wen4 hao4
question mark (punct.); unknown factor; unsolved problem; interrogation

问候 問候 wen4 hou4
to give one's respects; to send a greeting

问话 問話 wen4 hua4
questioning (a suspect); interrogation

问津 問津 wen4 jin1
to make inquiries; to show interest

问荆 問荊 wen4 jing1
field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

问卷 問卷 wen4 juan4
questionnaire

问客杀鸡 問客殺雞 wen4 ke4 sha1 ji1
lit. asking guests whether or not to butcher a chicken for them (idiom); fig. hypocritical show of affection (or hospitality)

问路 問路 wen4 lu4
to ask for directions; to ask the way (to some place)

问名 問名 wen4 ming2
to enquire, according to custom, after the name and horoscope of intended bride; one of a set of six traditional marriage protocols (六禮|六礼), in which name as well as date and time of birth (for horoscope) are formally requested of the prospective bride's

问世 問世 wen4 shi4
to be published; to come out

问事 問事 wen4 shi4
to ask for information; to inquire

问题 問題 wen4 ti2
question; problem; issue; topic

问心无愧 問心無愧 wen4 xin1 wu2 kui4
lit. look into one's heart, no shame (idiom); with a clear conscience

问心有愧 問心有愧 wen4 xin1 you3 kui4
to have a guilty conscience

问讯 問訊 wen4 xun4
interrogation; greeting

问责 問責 wen4 ze2
to hold accountable; to blame; to censure; to apportion blame

问责性 問責性 wen4 ze2 xing4
accountability

问诊 問診 wen4 zhen3
(TCM) interrogation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四診|四诊

问住 問住 wen4 zhu4
to stump sb with a question

问罪 問罪 wen4 zui4
to denounce; to condemn; to call to account; to punish

问罪之师 問罪之師 wen4 zui4 zhi1 shi1
punitive force; a person setting out to deliver severe reproach

无人问津 無人問津 wu2 ren2 wen4 jin1
to be of no interest to anyone (idiom)

先决问题 先決問題 xian1 jue2 wen4 ti2
preliminary question; priority problem; issues requiring more immediate attention

兴师问罪 興師問罪 xing1 shi1 wen4 zui4
to send punitive forces against; (fig.) to criticize violently

嘘寒问暖 噓寒問暖 xu1 han2 wen4 nuan3
to enquire solicitously about sb's well-being (idiom); to pamper

学问 學問 xue2 wen4
learning; knowledge

寻根问底 尋根問底 xun2 gen1 wen4 di3
lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth

询根问底 詢根問底 xun2 gen1 wen4 di3
lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth

寻花问柳 尋花問柳 xun2 hua1 wen4 liu3
lit. to enjoy the beautiful spring scenery (idiom); fig. to frequent brothels; to sow one's wild oats

寻问 尋問 xun2 wen4
to inquire

询问 詢問 xun2 wen4
to inquire

询问台 詢問台 xun2 wen4 tai2
information desk

讯问 訊問 xun4 wen4
to interrogate; to ask about

严重问题 嚴重問題 yan2 zhong4 wen4 ti2
serious problem

叶问 葉問 ye4 wen4
Yip Man (1893-1972), martial arts practitioner, master of Bruce Lee

一问三不知 一問三不知 yi1 wen4 san1 bu4 zhi1
lit. to reply "don't know" whatever the question (idiom); fig. absolutely no idea of what's going on; complete ignorance

疑难问题 疑難問題 yi2 nan2 wen4 ti2
knotty problem; intractable difficulty

疑问 疑問 yi2 wen4
question; interrogation; doubt

疑问代词 疑問代詞 yi2 wen4 dai4 ci2
interrogative pronoun (誰|谁, 什麼|什么, 哪兒|哪儿 etc)

疑问句 疑問句 yi2 wen4 ju4
question (grammar); interrogative sentence

友好访问 友好訪問 you3 hao3 fang3 wen4
friendly visit

有学问 有學問 you3 xue2 wen4
erudite; learned; informed; scholarly

元好问 元好問 yuan2 hao4 wen4
Yuan Haowen (1190-1257), famous poet Northern China during the Jin-Yuan transition

载酒问字 載酒問字 zai4 jiu3 wen4 zi4
a scholarly and inquisitive individual (idiom)

造成问题 造成問題 zao4 cheng2 wen4 ti2
to create an issue; to cause a problem

质问 質問 zhi4 wen4
to question; to ask questions; to inquire; to bring to account; to interrogate

置之不问 置之不問 zhi4 zhi1 bu4 wen4
to pass by without showing interest (idiom)

追根问底 追根問底 zhui1 gen1 wen4 di3
lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth

追问 追問 zhui1 wen4
to question closely; to investigate in detail; to examine minutely; to get to the heart of the matter

自问 自問 zi4 wen4
to ask oneself; to search one's soul; to reach a conclusion after weighing a matter

总法律顾问 總法律顧問 zong3 fa3 lv4 gu4 wen4
general counsel

做学问 做學問 zuo4 xue2 wen4
to study; to engage in scholarship