谁 (誰) shéi

  1. shéi pronoun who / whoever
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Not forming a question, in the sense of 任何人 (Guoyu '誰' pronoun 2; XHZD '谁' 2)
  2. shéi pronoun who (forming a question)
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Interrogative Pronoun 疑问代词
    Notes: 谁 may be used as an interrogative pronoun in both modern and Literary Chinese, replacing the constituent to form a question (Norman 1988, p. 119; Sun 2006, loc. 1866). It could be used either as the subject or the object in Literary Chinese. It is placed before the verb, even when referring to the object (Guoyu '誰' pronoun 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 91; Unihan '誰'; XHZD '谁' 1).
  3. shéi adverb don't tell me ...
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 难道 (Guoyu '誰' adv)

Contained in

阿谁今晚谁当家舍我其谁

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