Open main menu

Contents

ChineseEdit

justice; righteousness; meaning
 
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
trad. (義子)
simp. (义子)
anagram 子義子义

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

義子

  1. (formal or dialectal) adoptive son; godson

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 乾兒子 (“godson; (nominally) adopted son”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 義子
Mandarin Beijing 乾兒子
Taiwan 乾兒子
Xi'an 乾兒
Lanzhou 乾兒子
Liuzhou 乾崽
Cantonese Guangzhou 契仔
Hong Kong 契仔, 乾仔
Foshan 契仔
Shunde 契仔
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 契仔
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 契仔
Taishan 契仔
Kaiping (Chikan) 契仔
Dongguan 契仔
Yangjiang 契仔
Gan Lichuan 契崽
Hakka Yudu 契子, 義子
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 契子
Liudui (S. Sixian) 義子
Hsinchu (Hailu) 契子
Dongshi (Dabu) 契子
Hsinchu (Raoping) 契子
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 契子
Jin Taiyuan 乾兒子
Min Dong Fuzhou 義囝
Min Nan Xiamen 契囝
Quanzhou 契囝
Zhangzhou 契囝
Taipei 契囝
Kaohsiung 契囝
Penang 契囝
Philippines (Manila) 契囝
Pinghua Nanning 契崽
Wu Shanghai 過房兒子
Chongming 寄拜兒子
Ningbo 繼拜兒子