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ChineseEdit

to deep-fry ghost; sly; crafty
simp. and trad.
(油炸鬼)
油炸
alt. forms 油炸粿
油炸果
Literally: “oil-fried ghost”.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

油炸鬼

  1. (regional, chiefly southern Mainland China and Hong Kong) youtiao

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 油條 (“youtiao; Chinese cruller”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 油條
Mandarin Beijing 油條兒
Taiwan 油條
Cantonese Guangzhou 油炸鬼
Hong Kong 油炸鬼
Taishan 油炸鬼
Gan Nanchang 油條
Hakka Meixian 油炸鬼
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 油條
Liudui (S. Sixian) 油條
Hsinchu (Hailu) 油條
Dongshi (Dabu) 油條
Zhuolan (Raoping) 油條
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 油條
Min Bei Jian'ou 油炸餜
Min Dong Fuzhou 油炸果
Min Nan Xiamen 油炸粿
Quanzhou 油炸鬼
Zhangzhou 油炸粿
Taipei 油炸粿油條
Kaohsiung 油炸粿
Tainan 油炸粿
Taichung 油炸粿
Yilan 油炸粿
Lukang 油炸粿
Sanxia 油炸粿
Kinmen 油炸粿
Magong 油條
Hsinchu 油炸粿
Wu Shanghai 油條油煠燴
Xiang Changsha 油炸棍油絞條