ChineseEdit

real; true; genuine (a measure word); individual
trad. (真個/真箇) /
simp. (真个)

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

真個

  1. (colloquial) very; really; truly
    看到真個開心 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    看到真个开心 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    [kʰø³³ tɔ⁴⁴ nʊŋ²³ t͡səɲ⁵⁵ ɡ̊əʔ²¹ lɔ²³ kʰe̞⁵⁵ ɕɪɲ²¹] [IPA]
    I am really happy to see you.
    • 1795, 李洙 (Lǐ Zhū) [Lee, Soo] et al., chapter 40, in 重刊老乞大諺解 (Chóngkān Lǎoqǐdà Yànjiě) [Reprinted Nogeoldae, with Korean Interpretation], volume 1, page 94:
      不𢤦中國 故此不能說話 他們真箇不是歹人
      타부둥중궈디화 구츠부능ᄉᆑ화 타믄진거부시대인
      ta bu duq juq gue di hoa; gu cy bu nyq siuie hoa; ta myn jin ge bu si dai 'in
      터부ᇹ둥즁궈ᇹ디ᇹᅘᅪ 구츠ᇫ부ᇹ닁ᄉᆑᇹᅘᅪ 터문진거부ᇹ씨ᇫ대ᅀᅵᆫ
      te bux duq jiuq guex dix hhoa; gu cyz bux nyiq siuiex hhoa; te myn jin ge bux ssiz dai zin
      He does not understand the Chinese tongue and thus cannot speak; they truly are not villains.