ChineseEdit

baby; doll baby; doll
trad. (娃娃)
simp. #(娃娃)

EtymologyEdit

Probably based on the sound of a baby's cry.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

娃娃

  1. baby
  2. young child
  3. (dialectal) children
  4. doll; toy figurine (especially one shaped as a baby)
    娃娃 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    娃娃 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    From: Based on [1]
    [ŋv̩ʷ³³  ɕiã⁴⁴  ma̱³³  t͡sa̱ʔ⁴⁴  ɦɯa̱²² ɦɯa̱³³  sʊŋ⁴⁴  pəʔ⁴⁴  ɦi²³] [IPA]
    I want to buy her a doll.

SynonymsEdit

  • (baby):
  • (young child):
  • (children):

Derived termsEdit