Chinese Traditional: 什麼
Chinese Simplified: 什么
Pinyin: she2 me5
Zhuyin: ㄕㄜˊ ㄇㄜ˙
English Meaning: 1. what 2. anything, something
German Meaning: was
Spanish Meaning: qué, cuál
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Example Sentences:

你晚餐吃什麼?
你晚餐吃什么?
ni3 wan3 can1 chi1 shen2 me5?
What did you have for dinner?
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你的興趣是什麼?我收集郵票。
你的兴趣是什么?我收集邮票。
ni3 de5 xing4 qu4 shi4 shen2 me5? wo3 shou1 ji2 you2 piao4.
What is your hobby? I collect stamps.
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你為什麼沒來?發生了什麼事?
你为什么没来?发生了什么事?
ni3 wei4 shen2 me5 mei2 lai2? fa1 sheng1 le5 shen2 me5 shi4?
Why didn't you come? What happened?
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你在做什麼?
你在做什么?
ni3 zai4 zuo4 shen2 me5?
What are you doing?
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妳在想什麼?
妳在想什么?
ni3 zai4 xiang3 shen2 me5?
What are you thinking?
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妳早餐想吃什麼?
妳早餐想吃什么?
ni3 zao3 can1 xiang3 chi1 shen2 me5?
What do you want for breakfast?
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他犯了什麼罪。
他犯了什么罪。
ta1 fan4 le5 shen2 me5 zui4.
What was the crime he committed?
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Related Words:

 

shén

what

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me

(a particle used in interrogative phrases)

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