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ma
par. used at the end of a question or a rhetorical question; used within a sentence to mark a pause
Other meanings
[mǎ]   char. (not alone; used in the transliteration) drug name (e.g. morphine)
[má]   pro. (dialect) what
    mouth

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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hái yǒu bié de ma ?
phr. Have you got any other ones?
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nǐ shuō hàn yǔ ma
phr. Do you speak Chinese?
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nǐ fēng le ma ?
phr. Are you crazy? Are you out of your mind?
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nǐ bìng le ma ?
phr. Did you fall sick?
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hǎo chī má ?
phr. Is it tasty?; Is it delicious?
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ní gǎn qí mǎ ma ?
phr. Do you dare to ride horses?
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nǐ jié hūn le ma ?
phr. Are you married?