See also: 后生

ChineseEdit

 
back; behind; rear
back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
 
to be born; to give birth; life
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
trad. (後生)
simp. (后生)
 
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Note:
  • hâu-săng - vernacular (“young man; young”);
  • hâiu-sĕng - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Wu
  • NounEdit

    後生

    1. young person; young generation
      後生可畏 / 后生可畏  ―  hòushēng kěwèi  ―  a young person's abilities are respectable
    2. (literary) descendants
    3. (literary) next life
    4. (Hokkien, Longyan Min, Zhao'an Hakka) son

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    後生

    1. having a youthful appearance
    2. born later
    3. (chiefly Cantonese, Gan, Hakka, Min, Wu) young

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