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stem
 
be; connection; relation; tie up; bind
trad. (梗係)
simp. (梗系)

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梗係

  1. (Cantonese) of course; surely
    梗係 [Cantonese, trad.]
    梗系 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Keoi5 gang2 hai6 lek1 gwo3 ngo5 laa3. [Jyutping]
    He/she is definitely smarter than me.
    女朋友梗係!……或者唔知 [Cantonese, trad.]
    女朋友梗系!……或者唔知 [Cantonese, simp.]
    From: 陳慧嫻, 紅茶館
    Nei5 mou5 neoi5 pang4 jau5? Gang2 hai6 m4 seon3 laa1!...... Waak6 ze2 jau5. Nei5 m4 zi1 ze1. [Jyutping]
    You don't have a girlfriend? Of course I don't believe you! ... Maybe you do have one, but you just don't know it.

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