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The Chinese word qingwen - 请问 - qĭngwèn
(may I ask in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

may I ask, excuse me,
it may be asked, please, query

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( qingwen / qĭngwèn ) with pronunciation (English translation: may I ask )

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请问 ( qingwen / qĭngwèn ) is composed of these characters: (qing) , (wen)
请问 ( qingwen / qĭngwèn ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 请问 ( qingwen / qĭngwèn ) Writing in Pinyin
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Qingwen, tushuguan zai nar?
Qĭngwèn, túshūguăn zài năr?

 – English translation: Excuse me, where's the library please?

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