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ChineseEdit

 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
lack; short
trad. (長短)
simp. (长短)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

長短

  1. length (measurement)
  2. size; dimensions (of an object)
  3. accident; mishap
  4. right and wrong; good and bad points
  5. (archaic) method of promoting political ideas used by the School of Diplomacy during the Warring States period

SynonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

長短

  1. (literary or Teochew) in any case; at any rate; whatever happens; no matter what

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 反正 (“anyway”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 長短
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 反正, 不管怎樣, 無論如何
Mandarin Beijing 反正, 橫豎, 橫直
Taiwan 反正, 橫豎
Jinan 反正, 橫豎
Xi'an 反正
Wuhan 橫直
Chengdu 橫順, 橫豎, 左橫
Yangzhou 反正
Hefei 反正, 橫豎
Cantonese Guangzhou 橫掂
Hong Kong 橫掂
Taishan 橫掂
Yangjiang 橫掂
Nanning 橫直
Gan Nanchang 橫直
Hakka Meixian 贏輸
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 反正
Liudui (S. Sixian) 反正
Hsinchu (Hailu) 反正
Dongshi (Dabu) 反正
Hsinchu (Raoping) 反正
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 橫直
Jin Taiyuan 反正, 橫豎
Min Bei Jian'ou 橫直
Min Dong Fuzhou 橫直, 好呆
Min Nan Xiamen 橫直
Quanzhou 橫直
Zhangzhou 橫直
Taipei 橫直
Pingnan 反正
Chaozhou 長短
Shantou 長短
Pinghua Nanning 橫直
Wu Shanghai 橫豎, 反正
Suzhou 橫豎, 橫道
Wenzhou 橫直, 到老
Xiang Changsha 橫直, 橫去
Shuangfeng 橫直, 紅黑

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
たん
Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

長短 (hiragana ちょうたん, rōmaji chōtan)

  1. long and short
  2. length
  3. good and bad points

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