玩意兒

See also: 玩意儿

ChineseEdit

son; child; diminutive suffix
trad. (玩意兒) 玩意
simp. (玩意儿) 玩意
alternative forms 玩藝兒玩艺儿

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

玩意兒

  1. (Mandarin) Erhua form of 玩意 (wányì, “toy; thing”).
    玩意兒千兒八百 [MSC, trad.]
    玩意儿千儿八百 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè wányìr méi qiānrbābǎi shì mǎi bù lái de. [Pinyin]
    This thing can't be bought without a grand.
  2. Thingamajig (when expressing about an item whose name is not known to the speaker or something the speaker is unable to quickly name).
    例:在市場有一群人圍著一位先生看著他把玩著一個玩意兒。 At the market, a group of people surrounded a man playing some thingamajig.