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kiaⁿ-bó·

Min NanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ kiã˧˧bɔ˥˧ ]

Etymology 1Edit

  • Literally: afraid of one's wife

AdjectiveEdit

kiaⁿ-bó· (POJ, traditional 驚某, simplified 惊某)

  1. to be henpecked; to be afraid of one's wife

Etymology 2Edit

  • It is believed that if a man is ticklish, it is a sign of fear of his present or future wife.

IdiomEdit

kiaⁿ-bó· (POJ, traditional 驚某, simplified 惊某)

  1. ticklish

Usage notesEdit

  • Used for describing a man is who ticklish.

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