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by mavericker
Sun May 13, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87267

Reply to jilang

jilang wrote:Sorry, I don't know the Hokkien for 'lone wolf'. By the way, what is the Mandarin for it?
Hi jilang. Here is the Taiwanese Mandarin for "lone wolf":

荒野孤狼 Huang ye gu lang
by mavericker
Fri May 11, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87267

reply to jilang

Hi "Han Rou Qing" is definitely not Hokkien. It is most likely Mandarin. You can tell because a) it looks like PinYin b) it has an "r" at the start of a word which (as far as I know) never happens in Hokkien. Also sometimes there might not be Hokkien terms for the English slang. Hello jilang-thank ...
by mavericker
Fri May 11, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87267

Reply to duaaagiii and ong.

Hello duaaagiii and ong. Thank you for helping me out. The reason I was asking for slang terms is because I'm writing a comic bokk, and I'm using these terms as nicknames for my characters. :D Are you guys here? Is is easier to post the terms I would like tranlsations for and post sentences using th...
by mavericker
Fri May 11, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: Shanghainese and other variations of Wu
Replies: 1
Views: 31845

Shanghainese and other variations of Wu

Hello. what is the difference between Shanghainese and other variations and dialects of Wu? Is it basically the same, or is it like regionalistic Wu?
by mavericker
Thu May 10, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87267

Hello. Reply to all posters

Hello duaaagiii-thank you for responding. This question is for all posters. How would you say "lone wolf" in Tawainese (hokkien) slang, as a noun? As in: I know Thomas doesn't like working with others. Thomas is a lone wolf. Duaaagiii, you never answered my question: Hello. What noun can I use in co...
by mavericker
Wed May 09, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87267

Reply to all posters

Hello. What are Taiwanese Hookien lsang terms that mean:

lone wolf?
by mavericker
Wed May 09, 2007 11:06 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Reply to overlocker

overlocker wrote:U R welcome.

btw,are you a linguist or a student learning chinese?
Hi-I would consider myself to be somewhat of a linguist-I'm doing research on slang and terminology used in other languages.
by mavericker
Mon May 07, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: I'd like some help with Shanghainese slang-please help
Replies: 10
Views: 61228

Reply to all Wu speakers

Hello. I'm doing research on Wu slang.

Someone told me "se pei" is a Shanghainese slang for "tough female".

Can someone please help me out with Shanghainese (Wu) slang?
by mavericker
Mon May 07, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Reply to overlocker

Hello Overlocker-thank you for responding. Are there any other members here who speak Cantonese?
by mavericker
Mon May 07, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Reply to overlocker

Yes-here's the jyutping:

saan po 山婆
saan dung po 山東婆
zong fu 壯婦
keong fu/geong fu 強婦
gin fu 健婦
gin neoi? 健女

I don't know if the first two terms are slang or not.
by mavericker
Sun May 06, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Question for all Cantonese speakers

Hello. Thank you overlocker for your help and responses. This question is for overlocker and all Cantonese speakers.

For "Strong female", in Cantonese slang, can I use the expressions:

saan po
saan dung po
zong fu
keong fu
geong fu
gin fu?

Please let me know. :D
by mavericker
Sat May 05, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Can't "女強人" refer to a woman that's emotionally and/or mrntally strong?
by mavericker
Fri May 04, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Hi-overlocker

Hello overlocker, thank you for your help-are there any shorter ways to say "刚强的女人" and "强壮的女人"?
by mavericker
Fri May 04, 2007 5:30 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

I'm looking for as many slangs for those two definitions as possible. :D
by mavericker
Fri May 04, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68167

Re: Reply to overlocker

then I'd like to say"刚强的女人"when talking about a tough female,and "强壮的女人" a strong female. Hello overlocker. How are ou? Thank you for your responses and your help. Are there any shorter ways to say the terms you posted? Someone told me "女強人" is A Cantonese slang for strong female. Can I also use "女...