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English Definitionto question; to quiz; to grill
Simplified Script提问
Traditional Script提問
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧˊ ㄨㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tai4man6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5
Word Decomposition
to carry (hanging down from the hand); to lift; to put forward; to mention; to raise (an issue); upwards character stroke; lifting brush stroke (in painting); scoop for measuring liquid
wènto ask

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
提高tígāoto raise; to increase; to improve
提供tígōngto offer; to supply; to provide; to furnish
提倡tíchàngto promote; to advocate
提前tíqiánto shift to an earlier date; to do something ahead of time; in advance
提醒tíxǐngto remind; to call attention to; to warn of
Words With Same Tail Word    
访问fǎngwènto visit; to call on; to interview
请问qǐngwènExcuse me, may I ask...?
疑问yíwènquestion; interrogation; doubt
学问xuéwènlearning; knowledge
顾问gùwènadviser; consultant
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