English translation of '呢'
⇒ 你们都走,我呢？(Nǐmen dōu zǒu, wǒ ne?)
If you all go, what about me?
⇒ 我到底错在哪儿呢？(Wǒ dàodǐ cuò zài nǎr ne?)
What did I actually do wrong?
⇒ 离北京还远着呢。(Lí Běijīng hái yuǎnzhe ne.)
Beijing is still quite far.
⇒ 他导演的电影好看着呢。(Tā dǎoyǎn de diànyǐng hǎokànzhe ne.)
The film he directed is actually really good.
⇒ 老师还在办公室呢。(Lǎoshī hái zài bàngōngshì ne.)
The teacher is still in the office.
⇒ 警察正在搜索逃犯呢。(Jǐngchá zhèngzài sōusuǒ táofàn ne.)
The police are hunting down the escaped convict.
⇒ 如今呢,我们住上了大房子。(Rújīn ne, wǒmen zhùshàngle dà fángzi.)
Nowadays, we live in a big house.
呢 (ne) is added to the end of a statement to form a tentative question, or to indicate that a response is expected, e.g. 你好吗？我很好，你呢？ (Nǐ hǎo ma? Wǒ hěn hǎo, nǐ ne?) (How are you? Fine, and you?). It may also be used to stress continuity, e.g. 我还在吃饭呢 (Wǒ hái zài chīfàn ne) (I am still eating dinner), whereas 吗 (ma) is added to the end of any statement to turn it into a simple yes/no question, e.g. 你忙吗？ (Nǐ máng ma?) (Are you busy?).
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Translation of 呢 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary