See also: 哪里

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ChineseEdit

which (followed by M or Num); how; (final part. preceded by N)
 
inside; within; in; lining of clothing
trad. (哪裡/哪裏) /
simp. (哪里)

PronunciationEdit


PronounEdit

哪裡 (chiefly Mandarin)

  1. where
    哪裡 / 哪里  ―  Nǐ qù nǎlǐ?  ―  Where are you going?
    請問哪裡洗手間 [MSC, trad.]
    请问哪里洗手间 [MSC, simp.]
    Qǐngwèn nǎlǐ yǒu xǐshǒujiān? [Pinyin]
    Could you tell me where the nearest bathroom is?
  2. wherever; everywhere
    哪裡可以 / 哪里可以  ―  nǎlǐ dōu kěyǐ.  ―  I'm fine with going anywhere.
    哪裡朋友 [MSC, trad.]
    哪里朋友 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǎlǐ dōu yǒu wǒ de péngyǒu. [Pinyin]
    I have friends everywhere.
  3. how (used in rhetorical questions)
    哪裡學生 / 哪里学生  ―  nǎlǐ xiàng ge xuéshēng.  ―  He is nothing like a student!

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 哪裡 (“where”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical 何處
Mandarin Beijing 哪兒哪兒合兒哪合兒哪裡
Taiwan 哪裡
Jinan 哪裡
Xi'an 哪搭兒
Wuhan 哪裡啥裡哪塊些啥塊些
Chengdu 哪兒
Yangzhou 哪塊
Hefei 哪格子哪蒿子哪塊子哪塊
Cantonese Guangzhou 邊度邊處
Hong Kong 邊度邊處
Taishan
Yangjiang 邊處邊處塗
Hakka Meixian 哪仔
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 哪位
Liudui (S. Sixian) 哪仔哪跡仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 哪位
Dongshi (Dabu) 哪位
Taiwanese Raoping 哪位
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 哪位
Jin Taiyuan 哪裡
Min Bei Jian'ou 呢裡
Min Dong Fuzhou 底所底塊
Min Nan Quanzhou 佗落佗一位佗位
Xiamen 佗落佗一位佗位佗一帶佗帶
Zhangzhou 佗落佗落仔佗一位佗位
Taipei 佗位
Kaohsiung 佗位
Tainan 佗位
Taichung 佗位
Yilan 佗位佗位仔
Lukang 佗落
Sanxia 佗位
Kinmen
Magong 佗位
Hsinchu 佗位
Malaysia 佗落
Chaozhou 底塊底囝
Wu Suzhou 啥場化
Wenzhou 若屋宕若屋
Xiang Changsha 哪裡何至啥塊子
Shuangfeng 哪裡

InterjectionEdit

哪裡 (Mandarin)

  1. You flatter me! (humble response to compliments)
    漂亮哪裡哪裡一般般 [MSC, trad.]
    漂亮哪里哪里一般般 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiǎ: nǐ zhēn piàoliang! Yǐ: nǎlǐ, nǎlǐ, yībānbān! [Pinyin]
    A: You are so beautiful! B: I'm flattered! [lit. Not so much]

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