I have installed QQ pinyin from here http://qq.pinyin.cn/

and now I am trying to enter 女人.

I am switching to CN then starting to type: "nur..."

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but then I press "...e..." and input changes to

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and after I enter "...n" it turns to

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Nothing similar to 女人 visible.

What I am doing wrong?

  • It doesn't look like a pinyin ime, the word options look strange. How does 飞扬 come out when you type nur? It looks like 五笔 ime
    – Huang
    Commented Jan 4, 2017 at 23:09
  • Sorry, can't say since I am a newbie with Chinese. From my POV it accept pinyin except u with umlaut.
    – Dims
    Commented Jan 5, 2017 at 9:29

3 Answers 3


nvren 'v' replaces 'ü' in Chinese input.

  • Namely u with two dots or any u?
    – Dims
    Commented Jan 4, 2017 at 14:56
  • Only the umlaut (2 dot) u. For example: 旅is typed with lv, 路 is typed with lu. Commented Jan 4, 2017 at 15:55
  • only for u with two dots. Same issue on standard google android pinyin. This is only an issue for nv and lv as lue works for lve, e.g. 略 lüè.
    – jdods
    Commented Jan 4, 2017 at 15:57
  • Ok that helped. But I don't understand, if these programs do guessing, then why are they so dumb with u/v???
    – Dims
    Commented Jan 5, 2017 at 9:28
  • 1
    @Dims IMHO, that's because that the fact umlaut u is substituted by v is well known , so the programmer treats it as a common sense. Many people from south may not distinguish s/sh, c/ch, z/zh and n/ng well, so most IMEs provide options where the IME lists word options based on both consonants, instead of the consonant the user typed.
    – Huang
    Commented Jan 5, 2017 at 23:30

QQ pinyin Input "nvren" 女人


You can use nv instead of nu, since 女 has the u with dots above it. The v in most keyboards represents the u with dots.

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