Last modified on 22 June 2014, at 18:19

小朋友

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

  • Literally, "little friend."

PronunciationEdit

  • Mandarin
    • (Standard Chinese, Beijing)+
      • Pinyin: xiǎopéngyǒu → xiǎopéngyou (toneless final syllable variant)
      • Zhuyin: ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄆㄥˊ ㄧㄡˇ → ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄆㄥˊ ㄧㄡ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
      • Gwoyeu Romatzyh: sheaupengr.yeou
      • IPA (key): /ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ pʰɤŋ³⁵ i̯oʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/ → /ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ pʰɤŋ³⁵ i̯oʊ̯³/

NounEdit

小朋友

  1. child, kid

Usage notesEdit

  • This term is usually used by adults to address children.