See also: 总是

ChineseEdit

 
always; to assemble; gather
always; to assemble; gather; total; overall; head; chief; general; in every case
be; yes; this
trad. (總是)
simp. (总是)

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

總是

  1. always; invariably
    投資總是風險因素 [MSC, trad.]
    投资总是风险因素 [MSC, simp.]
    Tóuzī zǒngshì yǒu fēngxiǎn yīnsù. [Pinyin]
    There is always an element of risk when making an investment.
    朋友總是髒話 [MSC, trad.]
    朋友总是脏话 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ de péngyǒu zǒngshì shuō zānghuà. [Pinyin]
    Your friend always uses foul language.
    時候心情總是興奮擔憂各半 [MSC, trad.]
    时候心情总是兴奋担忧各半 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ qù tā jiā de shíhòu, xīnqíng zǒngshì xìngfèn hé dānyōu gèbàn. [Pinyin]
    When I go to his place I always feel excited and worried in equal measure.

SynonymsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

總是

  1. (Hokkien) but; however