See also: 我辈

Contents

ChineseEdit

I; me contemporaries; generation; lifetime
trad. (我輩)
simp. (我辈)

PronunciationEdit


PronounEdit

我輩

  1. (literary) we

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 我們 (“we”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 吾儕我等我曹我輩
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 我們
Mandarin Beijing 我們
Taiwan 我們
Tianjin 我們
Jinan 我們俺們俺這伙
Xi'an 我的我們
Wuhan 我們
Chengdu 我們
Yangzhou 我們
Hefei 我們
Cantonese Guangzhou 我哋
Hong Kong 我哋
Taishan
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang 我個裡我們
Hakka Meixian 𠊎等人𠊎兜人
Xingning 𠊎兜人
Huidong 𠊎兜人
Qujiang 𠊎里
Changting 𠊎儕們
Pingyu 𠊎等人𠊎兜
Wuping 𠊎嫩人
Ninghua 𠊎人
Ruijin 𠊎班人
Shicheng 𠊎郎人
Shangyou 𠊎子人
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 𠊎兜𠊎等𠊎兜人𠊎兜儕𠊎這兜
Liudui (S. Sixian) 𠊎等𠊎等人
Hsinchu (Hailu) 𠊎兜𠊎等𠊎兜人𠊎兜儕
Dongshi (Dabu) 吾等吾這兜吾這兜人
Zhuolan (Raoping) 𠊎兜𠊎等𠊎兜人𠊎兜儕
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 𠊎人
Jin Taiyuan 我們俺們
Min Bei Jian'ou 我人我伙人
Min Dong Fuzhou 我各儂
Min Nan Xiamen
Taipei
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai 阿拉我伲 dated dated
Suzhou
Wenzhou 我倈
Ningbo 阿拉
Xiang Changsha 我們
Shuangfeng 我哩卬哩

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: S

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

我輩 (hiragana わがはい, rōmaji wagahai)

  1. I, we, us (used by males)
    吾輩 (わがはい) (ねこ)である』
    Wagahai wa Neko de aru”
    I am a Cat

Usage notesEdit

This is uncommon and old-fashioned and conveys a nuance of self-importance.