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The Chinese word na - 哪 - nă
(which in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced na. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

which, particle

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 哪 ( nă ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.

Chinese characters  ( na / nă ) with pronunciation (English translation: which )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 哪 ( na / nă ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Ni yao na ge?
Nĭ yào nă ge?

 – English translation: Which one do you want?

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

mouth (>to ask)  |  where
哪 ( na / nă ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 495)
Chinese example words containing the character 哪 ( na / nă )
哪里 ( năli = it is nothing ), 哪儿 ( năr = where )
More words that mean particle in Chinese
ba ( 吧 ), de ( 的 ), de ( 得 ), de ( 地 ), le ( 了 ), me ( 么 ), ne ( 呢 ), zhe ( 着 )

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