哎呀

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin āiyā; āiyá
Zhuyin ㄞ ㄧㄚ ;5 ㄞ ㄧㄚˊ
IPA (key) /ˀaɪ̯⁵⁵ ya;⁵⁵ ˀaɪ̯⁵⁵ i̯a̠³⁵/

InterjectionEdit

哎呀 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin āiyā; āiyá)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) ah; oh

Usage notesEdit

Used to express surprise or blame

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 01:58