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hot (spicy); pungent ocean; sea
simp. and trad.
(辣海)
variant forms 啦嗨
辣嗨
拉嗨 nonstandard
拉海 nonstandard

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

辣海 (Shanghai)

  1. to be (somewhere), to be in, to exist
  2. to be in the middle of doing something (to be doing) (indicating an action in progress)
    辣海啥人 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    辣海啥人 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    Who are you waiting for?

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of (“at, in”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing , ,
Taiwan
Jinan ,
Xi'an
Wuhan
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Sokuluk (Gansu Dungan)
Cantonese Guangzhou ,
Hong Kong ,
Foshan ,
Shunde
Zhongshan (Shiqi)
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) ,
Doumen
Taishan ,
Kaiping (Chikan)
Dongguan , ,
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Hsinchu (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou , ,
Fuqing ,
Min Nan Xiamen ,
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei , mT
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Shantou
Wu Shanghai , 辣辣, 辣海
Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng
Note mT - mainstream Taiwanese (no particular region identified)