Taxonomy of meanings for 誰:

  • shuí (OC: ɡljul MC: dʑʷi) 視隹切 平 廣韻:【何也視隹切三 】
    • WHO
      • npro.adNwhose 誰家,誰之過
      • npro.postVtwho 為誰
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}reference=subjectsubject question word: who
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}expected answer: no!who? i.e. no one!
      • npro+V.postVtindirect-speechwho
      • npropredicatepredicate noun question word: who 誰也
      • npropredicatewhoever? i.e. no one! 非x而誰?
      • viknow who is who
      • npro.post-Nwho of the Ns
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}rhetorical questionwho?
      • nprowho (on earth)
      • npro.postVt:adV[0]whom
      • NPpro{PRED}who? 晉書:小人啊誰?
      • NPprowho? TT: 啊誰要你夫妻?
      • WHOM
        • npro:+Npro{OBJ}.+Vt誰之思 "of whom do I think"
        • npro.postVtwhom
        • npro{OBJ}+Vt.adVtwhom (before coverb introducing object)
        • npro{OBJ}+Vtobject question word: whom
        • npro{OBJ}+Vtexpected answer: no!rhetorical: whom
        • npro{PIVOT}+VttoV.+VtoNwhom
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