Used before 也character: 也 pinyin: yě details or 都character: 都 pinyin: dōu details to indicate the absence of exceptions within the stated scope)
In a phrase or sentence with one 什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details preceding another, the first 什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details always determines the meaning of the second 什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details
(Used to indicate surprise or displeasure)
Used to indicate reproach
(Used after a verb to indicate disapproval)
(Used before parallel words or phrases to indicate enumeration
An interrogative word may be used to raise a question and it is placed where the answer is expected. Therefore, the word order of the answer is the same as that of the question, with the interrogative word being replaced by the corresponding answer. Here we pay special attention to the interrogative word 什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details.
什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details, when used alone as interrogative word, refers to things.
Please note that the word order is the same in both answer and question. The interrogative word 什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details is in the same position of the part being questioned (that is the surname 王character: 王 pinyin: wáng details).
什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details, when used as an interrogative word before nouns, refers to things or persons.
他character: 他 pinyin: tā details是character: 是 pinyin: shì details什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details人character: 人 pinyin: rén details？ (What sort of person is he?) 什么word: 什么 pinyin: shénme details工作word: 工作 pinyin: gōngzuò details？ (Which job?)
The meaning of: 他姓什么？
It is used for asking another person's name. One shouldn't say: "他character: 他 pinyin: tā details贵character: 贵 pinyin: guì details姓character: 姓 pinyin: xìng details？"
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