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by mavericker
Wed May 02, 2007 12:46 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68168

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...
by mavericker
Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68168

no thanks. tough guy ,can be"强人"or"硬汉",in Cantonese slangs. but tough female,sorry again. Maybe there're no slangs for female who is tough or strong in Cantonese.At lease there're no short words. :( Hello overlocker-thank you for responding and for your help. If you don't know the slangs for "tough...
by mavericker
Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

Hello. I need help with this adjective.

Hello. What noun can I use in conjunction with these adjectives:

tough (adj.)
儼硬
giam2-nge7 or giam2-ngi7
by mavericker
Fri Apr 27, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 68168

Reply to overlocker

Hello overlocker, thank you for responding and thank you for your answers.
Do you know any Cantonese slangs for:

tough guy
tough female?

Please let me know, and please list as many as you know. Thank you. :D
by mavericker
Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Hokkien terms of endearment translations
Replies: 2
Views: 10988

jilang wrote:In the Hokkien version of the song "Xiao Wei" the term of endearment,
"sio ko niu" is used to refer to a girl. I think this term translates to "small lady" but I don't think it literally means "small" and is just endearing.
Hello jilang-is that a Taiwanese term of endearment?
by mavericker
Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

ong wrote:bad person chau lang
troublemaker thiau han for kids
ai su,ai la,hing su e,hoonn su for adult
Hello ong-thank you for helping me out, I apprecaite it-are you there?
by mavericker
Sun Apr 22, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

I went elsewhere to find out about Tawianese slang for brat and these were the terms given: 貶小兒 死囝仔 (pronounced "shi ghin-a" or "si ghin-a") or 死囝仔寶 (shi ghin-a boh) 猴囝仔 (ghao ghin-a) I don't know if this is Taiwanese Hokkien or MAndarin but brat is also :小搗蛋 (siao Hun dan) ;小傢伙(siao Jia huo) Does a...
by mavericker
Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

What are Taiwanese Hokkien slangs for:

delinquent boy
delinquent girl
brat?
by mavericker
Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:18 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

Does anyone know any Taiwanese Hokkien slangs for

strong boy
strong girl?
by mavericker
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:39 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

ong wrote:I was talking about illegitimate person
Just say kiang kha for strong woman
ciong cai for man
Thank you for your answers. Do you know any Taiwanese terms that mean "bad person" and "troublemaker"?
by mavericker
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: I'd like some help with Shanghainese slang-please help
Replies: 10
Views: 61228

Here are some Shanghainese terms I know:

bad girls la se1
bad boy liu3 maang1
elder brother gu1 gu / ah gu1
younger brother di di1 / ah di1
elder sister ja ja1 / ah ja1
younger sister me me1 / ah me1
comrade dong3 zi1

Can any of these terms be used as slangs?
by mavericker
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:04 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

Hello ong-do you know any terms that mean

strong guy
strong female?
by mavericker
Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:03 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

ong wrote:bastard =khe hiann kiann,piau chu kiann,piau kian
Hello ong-thank you for responding.

Sorry about that comment I made in my last post.

I should have been more specific-do these terms you posted mean "bad person", or "illegitimate child/offspring"?
by mavericker
Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

ong wrote:chit tho lang,chit tho a ,kau liu a,san hun,put lu a ,phainn kau a,tue kun,tek kue a are all gangster
Thank you.
by mavericker
Thu Apr 19, 2007 11:57 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 87268

ong wrote:sat but su kui =gangster
Hello ong-thank you for responding. Is there a shorter way to say this term?