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1问题 問題 wèn wen4 ti2question; problem; issue; topic; Classifiers:
2 wènwen4to ask
3问道 問道 wèn dàowen4 dao4to ask the way; to ask
4访问 訪問 fǎng wènfang3 wen4to visit; to call on; to interview; Classifiers:
5学问 學問 xué wènxue2 wen4learning; knowledge; Classifiers:
6顾问 顧問 wèngu4 wen4adviser; consultant
7不问 不問 wènbu4 wen4to pay no attention to; to disregard; to ignore; to let go unpunished; to let off
8疑问 疑問 wènyi2 wen4question; interrogation; doubt
9问世 問世 wèn shìwen4 shi4to hit the market; to ask for information; to inquire; to be published; to come out
10追问 追問 zhuī wènzhui1 wen4to question closely; to investigate in detail; to examine minutely; to get to the heart of the matter
11慰问 慰問 wèi wènwei4 wen4to express sympathy, greetings, consolation etc
12请问 請問 qǐng wènqing3 wen4Excuse me, may I ask...?
13反问 反問 fǎn wènfan3 wen4to ask (a question) in reply; to answer a question with a question; rhetorical question
14毫无疑问 毫無疑問 háo wènhao2 wu2 yi2 wen4certainty; without a doubt
15质问 質問 zhì wènzhi4 wen4to question; to ask questions; to inquire; to bring to account; to interrogate
16发问 發問 wènfa1 wen4to question; to ask; to raise a question
17过问 過問 guò wènguo4 wen4to show an interest in; to get involved with
18提问 提問 wènti2 wen4to question; to quiz; to grill
19问候 問候 wèn hòuwen4 hou4to give one's respects; to send a greeting; (fig.) (coll.) to make offensive reference to (somebody dear to the person to whom one is speaking)
20问话 問話 wèn huàwen4 hua4questioning (a suspect); interrogation
21爱问 愛問 Àì wènAi4 wen4iAsk.com, the search engine of Sina 新浪
22安全问题 安全問題 ān quán wèn an1 quan2 wen4 ti2safety issue; security issue
23百问不厌 百問不厭 bǎi wèn yànbai3 wen4 bu4 yan4to patiently answer any questions (idiom)
24逼问 逼問 wènbi1 wen4to question intensely; to interrogate; to demand information
25卜问 卜問 wènbu3 wen4to predict by divining; to look into the future
26不耻下问 不恥下問 chǐ xià wènbu4 chi3 xia4 wen4not feel ashamed to ask and learn from one's subordinates
27不闻不问 不聞不問 wén wènbu4 wen2 bu4 wen4not to hear, not to question (idiom); to show no interest in sth; uncritical; not in the least concerned
28不问好歹 不問好歹 wèn hǎo dǎibu4 wen4 hao3 dai3no matter what may happen (idiom)
29不问就听不到假话 不問就聽不到假話 wèn jiù tīng dào jiǎ huàbu4 wen4 jiu4 ting1 bu4 dao4 jia3 hua4Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)
30不问青红皂白 不問青紅皂白 wèn qīng hóng zào báibu4 wen4 qing1 hong2 zao4 bai2not distinguishing red-green or black-white (idiom); not to distinguish between right and wrong
31不相闻问 不相聞問 xiāng wén wènbu4 xiang1 wen2 wen4to not be on speaking terms (idiom)
32采花问柳 採花問柳 cǎi huā wèn liǔcai3 hua1 wen4 liu3to visit prostitutes (idiom)
33策问 策問 wènce4 wen4essay on policy in question and answer form used in imperial exams
34查问 查問 chá wèncha2 wen4to inquire about
35常见问题 常見問題 cháng jiàn wèn chang2 jian4 wen4 ti2common problems; FAQ
36常问问题 常問問題 cháng wèn wèn chang2 wen4 wen4 ti2frequently asked questions; FAQ
37朝核问题 朝核問題 cháo wèn Chao2 he2 wen4 ti2Korean nuclear problem
38叱问 叱問 chì wènchi4 wen4to call sb to account; to question angrily
39出问题 出問題 chū wèn chu1 wen4 ti2to have sth go wrong; to have a problem arise; to give problems
40答非所问 答非所問 fēi suǒ wènda2 fei1 suo3 wen4(idiom) to sidestep the question; to answer evasively
41答问 答問 wènda2 wen4to answer a question; question and answer
42打破砂锅问到底 打破砂鍋問到底 shā guō wèn dào da3 po4 sha1 guo1 wen4 dao4 di3to go to the bottom of things (idiom)
43打问 打問 wènda3 wen4to inquire about; to give sb the third degree
44大问题 大問題 wèn da4 wen4 ti2great problem; large problem
45大兴问罪之师 大興問罪之師 xīng wèn zuì zhī shīda4 xing1 wen4 zui4 zhi1 shi1to launch a punitive campaign; to condemn scathingly
46吊死问疾 弔死問疾 diào wèn diao4 si3 wen4 ji2to grieve for the sick and the dying; to show great concern for people's suffering
47叮问 叮問 dīng wènding1 wen4to question closely; to make a detailed inquiry; to probe; to ask repeatedly
48动问 動問 dòng wèndong4 wen4may I ask
49反躬自问 反躬自問 fǎn gōng wènfan3 gong1 zi4 wen4introspection; to ask oneself
50反诘问 反詰問 fǎn jié wènfan3 jie2 wen4to cross-examine
51反问句 反問句 fǎn wèn fan3 wen4 ju4rhetorical question
52反问语气 反問語氣 fǎn wèn fan3 wen4 yu3 qi4tone of one's voice when asking a rhetorical question
53访贫问苦 訪貧問苦 fǎng pín wèn fang3 pin2 wen4 ku3to visit the poor and ask about their suffering (idiom)
54访亲问友 訪親問友 fǎng qīn wèn yǒufang3 qin1 wen4 you3to visit friends and relations (idiom)
55访问方式 訪問方式 fǎng wèn fāng shìfang3 wen4 fang1 shi4access method
56访问量 訪問量 fǎng wèn liàngfang3 wen4 liang4(web counter) hits
57访问美国 訪問美國 fǎng wèn měi guófang3 wen4 Mei3 guo2to visit the United States; a trip to the US
58访问者 訪問者 fǎng wèn zhěfang3 wen4 zhe3interviewer
59耕当问奴 耕當問奴 gēng dāng wèn geng1 dang1 wen4 nu2if it's plowing, ask the laborer (idiom); when managing a matter, consult the appropriate specialist
60耕当问奴,织当访婢 耕當問奴,織當訪婢 gēng dāng wèn , zhī dāng fǎng geng1 dang1 wen4 nu2 , zhi1 dang1 fang3 bi4if it's plowing ask the laborer, if it's weaving ask the maid (idiom); when managing a matter, consult the appropriate specialist
61国事访问 國事訪問 guó shì fǎng wènguo2 shi4 fang3 wen4state visit
62呵壁问天 呵壁問天 wèn tiānhe1 bi4 wen4 tian1to blame god and fate (idiom)
63核问题 核問題 wèn he2 wen4 ti2the nuclear problem
64货问三家 貨問三家 huò wèn sān jiāhuo4 wen4 san1 jia1to shop around and compare prices (idiom)
65货问三家不吃亏 貨問三家不吃虧 huò wèn sān jiā chī kuīhuo4 wen4 san1 jia1 bu4 chi1 kui1see 货比三家不吃亏
66基础问题 基礎問題 chǔ wèn ji1 chu3 wen4 ti2basic issue; fundamental question
67接受审问 接受審問 jiē shòu shěn wènjie1 shou4 shen3 wen4under interrogation (for a crime); on trial
68诘问 詰問 jié wènjie2 wen4to ask questions; to interrogate
69解决问题 解決問題 jiě jué wèn jie3 jue2 wen4 ti2problem solving
70借问 借問 jiè wènjie4 wen4(honorific) May I ask?
71介质访问控制 介質訪問控制 jiè zhì fǎng wèn kòng zhìjie4 zhi4 fang3 wen4 kong4 zhi4Medium Access Control; MAC
72介质访问控制层 介質訪問控制層 jiè zhì fǎng wèn kòng zhì céngjie4 zhi4 fang3 wen4 kong4 zhi4 ceng2MAC layer
73经济问题 經濟問題 jīng wèn jing1 ji4 wen4 ti2economic problem
74究根问底 究根問底 jiū gēn wèn jiu1 gen1 wen4 di3to get to bottom of sth. (idiom)
75久疏音问 久疏音問 jiǔ shū yīn wènjiu3 shu1 yin1 wen4to have been negligent in correspondence (idiom)
76具体问题 具體問題 wèn ju4 ti3 wen4 ti2concrete issue
77拷问 拷問 kǎo wènkao3 wen4to question via torture
78临问 臨問 lín wènlin2 wen4to go personally to consult subordinates (of a high official)
79六问三推 六問三推 liù wèn sān tuīliu4 wen4 san1 tui1to grill a prisoner (idiom)
80媒体访问控制 媒體訪問控制 méi fǎng wèn kòng zhìmei2 ti3 fang3 wen4 kong4 zhi4Media Access Control; MAC
81没问题 沒問題 méi wèn mei2 wen4 ti2no problem
82扪心自问 捫心自問 mén xīn wènmen2 xin1 zi4 wen4to ask oneself honestly; to search in one's heart
83明知故问 明知故問 míng zhī wènming2 zhi1 gu4 wen4to ask a question, already knowing the answer
84念经问卜 念經問卜 niàn jīng wèn nian4 jing1 wen4 bu3to cast a horoscope and divine (idiom)
85盘根问底 盤根問底 pán gēn wèn pan2 gen1 wen4 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
86盘问 盤問 pán wènpan2 wen4to interrogate; to cross-examine; to inquire
87刨根问底 刨根問底 páo gēn wèn pao2 gen1 wen4 di3to dig up roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
88聘问 聘問 pìn wènpin4 wen4international exchange of visits; to visit as envoy; to visit as family representative for purpose of marriage arrangement (traditional culture)
89普通问题 普通問題 tōng wèn pu3 tong1 wen4 ti2common questions; general questions
90请安问好 請安問好 qǐng ān wèn hǎoqing3 an1 wen4 hao3to inquire after and give one's best regards (idiom)
91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 qióng zài nào shì rén wèn , zài shēn shān yǒu yuǎn qīnqiong2 zai4 nao4 shi4 wu2 ren2 wen4 , fu4 zai4 shen1 shan1 you3 yuan3 qin1the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
92求签问卜 求簽問卜 qiú qiān wèn qiu2 qian1 wen4 bu3to divine by drawing lots (idiom)
93求田问舍 求田問舍 qiú tián wèn shèqiu2 tian2 wen4 she4lit. to be interested exclusively in the acquisition of estate (idiom); fig. to have no lofty aspirations in life
94求占问卜 求占問卜 qiú zhān wèn qiu2 zhan1 wen4 bu3to consult fortune-tellers (idiom)
95屈尊下问 屈尊下問 zūn xià wènqu1 zun1 xia4 wen4to deign to ask sb. below oneself (idiom)
96入境问俗 入境問俗 jìng wèn ru4 jing4 wen4 su2When you enter a country, enquire about the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do; When in Rome, do as the Romans do
97三农问题 三農問題 sān nóng wèn san1 nong2 wen4 ti2the three rural issues: agriculture, rural areas and peasants
98三体问题 三體問題 sān wèn san1 ti3 wen4 ti2three-body problem (mechanics)
99三推六问 三推六問 sān tuī liù wènsan1 tui1 liu4 wen4good many interrogations (idiom)
100审问 審問 shěn wènshen3 wen4to interrogate; to examine; to question
101世界性古老问题 世界性古老問題 shì jiè xìng lǎo wèn shi4 jie4 xing4 gu3 lao3 wen4 ti2a problem as old as the world itself
102试问 試問 shì wènshi4 wen4I would like to ask (usually used rhetorically); one might well ask
103探问 探問 tàn wèntan4 wen4to inquire into; to ask after
104唐太宗李卫公问对 唐太宗李衛公問對 táng tài zōng wèi gōng wèn duìTang2 Tai4 zong1 Li3 Wei4 Gong1 Wen4 dui4"Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang", military treatise attributed to Li Jing 李靖
105套问 套問 tào wèntao4 wen4to sound sb out; to find out by tactful indirect questioning
106特指问句 特指問句 zhǐ wèn te4 zhi3 wen4 ju4wh-question (linguistics)
107通问 通問 tōng wèntong1 wen4to mutually send greetings; to communicate; to exchange news
108投石问路 投石問路 tóu shí wèn tou2 shi2 wen4 lu4lit. to toss a stone to find out what's ahead (idiom); fig. to test the waters
109推问 推問 tuī wèntui1 wen4to interrogate
110外出访问 外出訪問 wài chū fǎng wènwai4 chu1 fang3 wen4to make an official visit (often abroad)
111望闻问切 望聞問切 wàng wén wèn qièwang4 wen2 wen4 qie4the four methods of diagnosis: watching the face, smelling, asking questions, and feeling the pulse (Chinese medicine) (idiom)
112问安 問安 wèn ānwen4 an1to pay one's respects; to give regards to
113问长道短 問長道短 wèn cháng dào duǎnwen4 chang2 dao4 duan3to ask about this and that (idiom)
114问长问短 問長問短 wèn cháng wèn duǎnwen4 chang2 wen4 duan3to take the trouble to make detailed inquiries (idiom)
115问答 問答 wèn wen4 da2question and answer
116问倒 問倒 wèn dǎowen4 dao3to stump; to baffle
117问道于盲 問道於盲 wèn dào mángwen4 dao4 yu2 mang2lit. to ask a blind man the way (idiom); fig. to seek advice from an incompetent
118问鼎 問鼎 wèn dǐngwen4 ding3to aspire to the throne; to aim at (the first place etc)
119问鼎轻重 問鼎輕重 wèn dǐng qīng zhòngwen4 ding3 qing1 zhong4lit. to inquire whether the tripods are light or heavy (idiom); a laughable attempt to seize power
120问鼎中原 問鼎中原 wèn dǐng zhōng yuánwen4 ding3 zhong1 yuan2to plan to seize power of the whole country (idiom)
121问东问西 問東問西 wèn dōng wèn wen4 dong1 wen4 xi1to ask all sorts of questions (idiom)
122问寒问暖 問寒問暖 wèn hán wèn nuǎnwen4 han2 wen4 nuan3to be solicitous for sb.'s welfare (idiom)
123问好 問好 wèn hǎowen4 hao3to say hello to; to send one's regards to
124问号 問號 wèn hàowen4 hao4question mark (punct.); unknown factor; unsolved problem; interrogation
125问津 問津 wèn jīnwen4 jin1to make inquiries; to show interest
126问荆 問荊 wèn jīngwen4 jing1field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
127问卷 問卷 wèn juànwen4 juan4questionnaire; Classifiers:
128问客杀鸡 問客殺雞 wèn shā wen4 ke4 sha1 ji1lit. asking guests whether or not to butcher a chicken for them (idiom); fig. hypocritical show of affection (or hospitality)
129问路 問路 wèn wen4 lu4to ask for directions; to ask the way (to some place)
130问名 問名 wèn míngwen4 ming2to enquire, according to custom, after the name and horoscope of intended bride; one of a set of six traditional marriage protocols (六礼 ), in which name as well as date and time of birth (for horoscope) are formally requested of the prospective bride's family
131问心无愧 問心無愧 wèn xīn kuìwen4 xin1 wu2 kui4lit. look into one's heart, no shame (idiom); with a clear conscience
132问心有愧 問心有愧 wèn xīn yǒu kuìwen4 xin1 you3 kui4to have a guilty conscience
133问讯 問訊 wèn xùnwen4 xun4interrogation; greeting
134问责 問責 wèn wen4 ze2to hold accountable; to blame; to censure; to apportion blame
135问责性 問責性 wèn xìngwen4 ze2 xing4accountability
136问诊 問診 wèn zhěnwen4 zhen3(TCM) interrogation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四诊
137问住 問住 wèn zhùwen4 zhu4to stump sb with a question
138问罪 問罪 wèn zuìwen4 zui4to denounce; to condemn; to call to account; to punish
139问罪之师 問罪之師 wèn zuì zhī shīwen4 zui4 zhi1 shi1punitive force; a person setting out to deliver severe reproach
140无权过问 無權過問 quán guò wènwu2 quan2 guo4 wen4to have no right to butt in (idiom)
141无人问津 無人問津 rén wèn jīnwu2 ren2 wen4 jin1to be of no interest to anyone (idiom)
142先决问题 先決問題 xiān jué wèn xian1 jue2 wen4 ti2preliminary question; priority problem; issues requiring more immediate attention
143胁从不问 脅從不問 xié cóng wènxie2 cong2 bu4 wen4to let go unpunished; to let off an unwilling accomplice (idiom)
144兴师问罪 興師問罪 xīng shī wèn zuìxing1 shi1 wen4 zui4to send punitive forces against; (fig.) to criticize violently
145嘘寒问暖 噓寒問暖 hán wèn nuǎnxu1 han2 wen4 nuan3to enquire solicitously about sb's well-being (idiom); to pamper
146寻根问底 尋根問底 xún gēn wèn xun2 gen1 wen4 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth; lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
147寻花问柳 尋花問柳 xún huā wèn liǔxun2 hua1 wen4 liu3lit. to enjoy the beautiful spring scenery (idiom); fig. to frequent brothels; to sow one's wild oats
148寻问 尋問 xún wènxun2 wen4to inquire; to inquire
149询问台 詢問台 xún wèn táixun2 wen4 tai2information desk
150讯问 訊問 xùn wènxun4 wen4to interrogate; to ask about
151严声喝问 嚴聲喝問 yán shēng wènyan2 sheng1 he4 wen4to snap out one's questions (idiom)
152严重问题 嚴重問題 yán zhòng wèn yan2 zhong4 wen4 ti2serious problem
153叶问 葉問 wènYe4 Wen4Yip Man (1893-1972), martial arts practitioner, master of Bruce Lee
154一问三不知 一問三不知 wèn sān zhīyi1 wen4 san1 bu4 zhi1lit. to reply "don't know" whatever the question (idiom); fig. absolutely no idea of what's going on; complete ignorance
155一问一答 一問一答 wèn yi1 wen4 yi1 da2to exchange questions and answers; to answer each question successively (idiom)
156疑难问题 疑難問題 nán wèn yi2 nan2 wen4 ti2knotty problem; intractable difficulty
157疑问代词 疑問代詞 wèn dài yi2 wen4 dai4 ci2interrogative pronoun ( , 什么 , 哪儿 etc)
158疑问句 疑問句 wèn yi2 wen4 ju4question (grammar); interrogative sentence
159疑问语调 疑問語調 wèn diàoyi2 wen4 yu3 diao4question intonation (linguistics)
160殷殷垂问 殷殷垂問 yīn yīn chuí wènyin1 yin1 chui2 wen4to inquire about anxiously (idiom)
161拥经问疾 擁經問疾 yōng jīng wèn yong1 jing1 wen4 ji2to treat a former teacher with respect (idiom)
162有学问 有學問 yǒu xué wènyou3 xue2 wen4erudite; learned; informed; scholarly
163元好问 元好問 yuán hào wènYuan2 Hao4 wen4Yuan Haowen (1190-1257), famous poet Northern China during the Jin-Yuan transition
164载酒问字 載酒問字 zài jiǔ wèn zai4 jiu3 wen4 zi4a scholarly and inquisitive individual (idiom)
165造成问题 造成問題 zào chéng wèn zao4 cheng2 wen4 ti2to create an issue; to cause a problem
166正在中国访问 正在中國訪問 zhèng zài zhōng guó fǎng wènzheng4 zai4 Zhong1 guo2 fang3 wen4during a trip to China
167枝节问题 枝節問題 zhī jié wèn zhi1 jie2 wen4 ti2side issue; peripheral complication
168执经问难 執經問難 zhí jīng wèn nánzhi2 jing1 wen4 nan2to hold the classics and discuss the text; to put questions to pupils (idiom)
169质疑问难 質疑問難 zhì wèn nànzhi4 yi2 wen4 nan4to present doubts and difficulties for discussion (idiom)
170置之不问 置之不問 zhì zhī wènzhi4 zhi1 bu4 wen4to pass by without showing interest (idiom)
171重要问题 重要問題 zhòng yào wèn zhong4 yao4 wen4 ti2an important issue
172追根问底 追根問底 zhuī gēn wèn zhui1 gen1 wen4 di3lit. to examine roots and inquire at the base (idiom); to get to the bottom of sth
173自问 自問 wènzi4 wen4to ask oneself; to search one's soul; to reach a conclusion after weighing a matter
174总法律顾问 總法律顧問 zǒng wènzong3 fa3 lu:4 gu4 wen4general counsel
175做学问 做學問 zuò xué wènzuo4 xue2 wen4to study; to engage in scholarship

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