tang-sai

Min NanEdit

simpl. 东西
trad. 東西

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ taŋ˧˧sai˥˥ ]

NounEdit

tang-sai (POJ, traditional 東西, simplified 东西)

  1. east and west, from east to west

Usage notesEdit

  • Unlike Mandarin, tang-sai does not mean something or thing in Min Nan. Use mi̍h-kiāⁿ instead. For thing in the abstract sense, use tāi-chì.
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:24