还是

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 還是

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin háishì
Zhuyin ㄏㄞˊ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /xaɪ̯³⁵ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
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AdverbEdit

还是 (simplified, Pinyin háishì, traditional 還是)

  1. still
  2. nevertheless; yet

SynonymsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

还是 (simplified, Pinyin háishì, traditional 還是)

  1. or

Usage notesEdit

  • While 还是 háishì (when meaning "or") is exclusively used in questions, its synonym 或者 huòzhě (or huò) is only used in statements.

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Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:18