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beer alcoholic drink
simp. and trad.
variant forms 皮酒 obsolete


From (, transliteration of English beer or German Bier via Shanghainese) + (jiǔ, “alcohol”).




  1. beer


Dialectal synonyms of 啤酒 (“beer”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 啤酒
Mandarin Beijing 啤酒
Taiwan 啤酒
Harbin 啤的, 畢威 dated, 畢露 dated
Jinan 啤酒
Muping 啤酒
Yinchuan 啤酒
Yangzhou 啤酒
Cantonese Guangzhou 啤酒
Hong Kong 啤酒, 鬼佬涼茶, 番鬼佬涼茶
Taishan 啤酒
Dongguan 啤酒
Hakka Yudu 啤酒
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 麥酒, 啤露
Liudui (S. Sixian) 麥酒, 啤露
Hsinchu (Hailu) 麥酒, 啤露
Dongshi (Dabu) 麥酒, 啤露
Hsinchu (Raoping) 麥酒, 啤露
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 麥子酒, 啤露
Jin Taiyuan 啤酒
Min Dong Fuzhou 啤酒
Min Nan Xiamen 啤酒, 米仔酒, 啤仔酒, 麥仔酒
Quanzhou 啤酒
Zhangzhou 啤酒
Taipei bì-lù, 麥仔酒
Kaohsiung bì-lù, 麥仔酒
Tainan bì-lù, 麥仔酒
Taichung 麥仔酒, bì-lù
Hsinchu 麥仔酒, bì-lù
Lukang bì-lù, 麥仔酒
Sanxia bì-lù, 麥仔酒
Yilan bì-lù, 麥仔酒
Kinmen 麥仔酒, 啤酒
Magong 麥仔酒, bì-lù
Chaozhou 麥酒
Wu Shanghai 啤酒

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