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by mavericker
Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: I'd like some help with Shanghainese slang-please help
Replies: 10
Views: 61556

I'd like some help with Shanghainese slang-please help

Hello. I'm interested in and am doing research on Shanghainese youth, street and college slang. What are Shanghainese slangs for:

tomboy
tough guy
tough girl
guy prone to fighting
girl prone to fighting
punk
ruffian
deliquent girl
delinquent boy

Please list as many slang translations as possible. :D
by mavericker
Thu Apr 12, 2007 3:21 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 88533

Someone told me,

in Taiwanese Hokkien:
pai kia ("bad kid"/gangster)

What are Taiwanese Hokkien slangs that mean gangster?
by mavericker
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Hokkien terms of endearment translations
Replies: 2
Views: 11089

Hokkien terms of endearment translations

Hello. I'm interested in learning Hokkien temrs of endearment. What are Taiwanese, Malaysian and Singaporean Hokkien terms of endearment for men, women, children and teenagers? Please let me know. :D
by mavericker
Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Taiwanese Hokkien greetings and compliments.
Replies: 12
Views: 25640

Taiwanese Hokkien greetings and compliments.

Hello. I'd like to know, What are common Taiwanese greetings and compliments? Please let me know. :D
by mavericker
Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 69006

Question for feibabe

Hi feibabe, do you know any Cantonese slangs for:

punk
hoodlum
delinquent boy
delinquent girl
strong guy
strong female?

Please let me know. :D
by mavericker
Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 88533

What are Taiwanese Hokkien slangs that mean:

ruffian
punk
delinquent girl
delinquent boy?

Please let me know. :D
by mavericker
Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 69006

How would you say "dragoness", "she-dragon" and "brave hearty femlae" in Cantonese slang?
by mavericker
Tue Apr 03, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 88533

question for duaaagiii

Thank you duaaagiii.

Can someone please tell me what are Taiwanese Hokkien slangs for:

"Strong guy"
"strong female"?

What nouns can I use with "giam2-nge7" or "giam2-ngi7" to objectify these terms?
by mavericker
Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 88533

Thank you duaaagiii. How would you say "guy" or "girl" in Taiwanese Hokkien slang?
by mavericker
Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 88533

Thank you. Are there any shorter ways to say those terms?

HOw would you say "Tomboy", "tough guy" and "tough female" in Taiwanese Hokkien slang?
by mavericker
Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang
Replies: 48
Views: 88533

I'd like some help Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan) slang

Hello. I'm interested in Taiwanese Hokkien (minnan) youth, street and college slang.

What are Taiwanese Hokkien slangs that mean:

tough guy
tough girl
tomboy
guy prone to fighting
girl prone to fighting?

Please list as many transaltions as possible. Thank you. :D
by mavericker
Sun Apr 01, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Chineselanguage.org
Topic: Questions about posting translations for Chinese dialects
Replies: 0
Views: 31636

Questions about posting translations for Chinese dialects

Hello. I recently posted a request for Taiwanese translation help in the Translations forum-is that the right forum to ask for translations in Taiwanese dialects, or should post them in the Hokkien and Mandarin forums?
by mavericker
Fri Mar 30, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I'd like Taiwanese slang and translations help-please help
Replies: 1
Views: 8968

Note to all posters

Hi. This is Mavericker-I'm the original author of this thread.
by mavericker
Tue Mar 27, 2007 12:14 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 69006

"tomboy" in Cantonese slang

Does anyone know any Cantonese slangs for "tomboy"?
by mavericker
Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: I would like some help with Cantonese slang-please help
Replies: 30
Views: 69006

How would you say "guy prone to fighting", and "woman prone to fighting" in Cantonese slang?