Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 04:40

哇噻

ChineseEdit

sound of child's crying
simp. and trad.
(哇噻)

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EtymologyEdit

From Min Nan 我sai (wa3sai5). The colloquial reading of in Min nan is wa3, and sai5 means to fuck. This phrase is popular in Taiwan from 1970s, and after the Chinese economic reform, this phrase is popular in China too. It is not offensive in mandarin.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

哇噻

  1. (dated) wow

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