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to restrain; to restrict; to keep down; or
be; yes; this
simp. and trad.
(抑是)
variant forms 啊是
阿是
也是
益是

PronunciationEdit


ConjunctionEdit

抑是

  1. (literary or Min Nan) or

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 還是 (“or”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 抑或, 或是
Mandarin Beijing 還是
Taiwan 還是
Cantonese Guangzhou 定係,
Hong Kong 定係, , 抑或, 抑或係
Taishan , 毋又
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 還係, 也係
Liudui (S. Sixian) 還係, 也係
Hsinchu (Hailu) 還係, 也係
Dongshi (Dabu) 還係, 也係
Hsinchu (Raoping) 還係, 也係
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 抑係
Min Nan Xiamen 抑是,
Quanzhou 抑是,
Zhangzhou 抑是,
Taipei 抑是
Philippines (Manila) 抑是
Chaozhou 抑是

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