Meaning of 哪

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] that, that one, those
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: how; which
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    哪个 ge which; who
    哪些 xiē which ones?; who?; what?
    哪怕 even; even if; even though; no matter how
    哪儿 r where?; wherever; anywhere
    哪里 where?; somewhere; anywhere; wherever; nowhere (negative answer to question); humble expression denying compliment; also written 哪里
    More: 哪* | *哪 | *哪*
  • Pinyin: na
    English Definition: (emphatic sentence-final particle, used instead of after a word ending in "n")
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    天哪 tiān na Good gracious!; For goodness sake!
    More: 哪* | *哪 | *哪*
  • Pinyin: něi
    English Definition: which? (interrogative, followed by classifier or numeral-classifier)
Example Sentences
Where do they eat lunch?
Nothing of the sort (or kind)!
Where your sister is, that's home.
What foreign language are you studying?
What kind of movies do you like?