ChineseEdit

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.)
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
 
minutely; young; duty
minutely; young; duty; responsibility
simp. and trad.
(阿仔)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

阿仔

  1. (Cantonese, dialectal Hakka) son
    阿仔功課 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿仔功课 [Cantonese, simp.]
    aa3 zai2, zou6 saai3 gung1 fo3 mei6 aa3? [Jyutping]
    Son, have you finished your homework?

Usage notesEdit

In Hong Kong Cantonese, it is usually used by parents as an endearing name or by others to refer to someone else's son.

SynonymsEdit