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(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
older sister
simp. and trad.
(阿姐)

Pronunciation 1Edit


NounEdit

阿姐

  1. (chiefly Cantonese, Teochew, Wu) elder sister
  2. (Cantonese, informal) A term of address capable or respectable woman.
    阿姐大家放心 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿姐大家放心 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Jau5 aa3 ze2-1 zou6 tau4-2, daai6 gaa1 dou1 fong3 sam1. [Jyutping]
    With ma'am as our boss, we don't have to worry.
  3. (Cantonese, informal) famous and experienced actress
  4. (Cantonese, informal, slightly offensive) A term of address to a woman.
    阿姐好心唔好阻住 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿姐好心唔好阻住 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Aa3 ze2-1, hou2 sam1 nei5 m4 hou2 zo2 zyu6 saai3 tiu4 lou6 laa1! [Jyutping]
    Lady, please do not block the road!
  5. (Cantonese, informal) A term of address to a middle-aged or elderly woman.
    阿姐唔該燒賣 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿姐唔该烧卖 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Aa3 ze2-1, m4 goi1 jat1 lung4 siu1 maai6-2 aa1! [Jyutping]
    Lady, please give me a basket of siu mai!
SynonymsEdit
Dialectal synonyms of 姐姐 (“elder sister”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 姐姐
Mandarin Beijing 姐姐,
Taiwan 姐姐
Harbin 姐姐
Shenyang 姐姐
Hailar 大姐
Ulanhot 大姐
Tongliao 大姐
Chifeng 姐姐
Bayanhot 姐姐
Jinan 姐姐
Muping
Luoyang
Wanrong
Xi'an
Zhengzhou
Xining 姐姐,
Xuzhou 姐姐
Yinchuan 姐姐
Lanzhou 姐姐
Ürümqi 姐姐, 阿姐 Hui
Wuhan 姐姐
Huanggang
Chengdu 姐姐,
Guiyang
Liuzhou , 阿姐
Kunming 姐姐
Yangzhou 姐姐
Nanjing 姐姐
Hefei 姐姐
Nantong 姐姐
Sokuluk (Gansu Dungan) 姐姐
Cantonese Guangzhou 姐姐, 家姐, 阿姐, 大姊
Hong Kong 家姐, 姐姐
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou) 大姊
Foshan 大姐, 家姐
Shunde 大姐, 家姐
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 大姊, 家姐
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 阿姐
Doumen 阿姐
Taishan 阿姊
Kaiping (Chikan) 阿姐
Dongguan 大姊, 家姐
Shaoguan 家姐, 阿姐
Yunfu 阿姐, 大姐
Yangjiang 大姊, 大姐, 阿姐
Xinyi 阿𡜵, 大𡜵
Lianjiang 大姊, 姐姐
Danzhou
Kuala Lumpur 家姐
Ho Chi Minh City 家姐
Gan Nanchang 姐姐,
Lichuan 霞姊
Pingxiang 姐姐
Hakka Meixian 阿姊
Xingning 阿姊
Huidong (Daling) 阿姊
Qujiang 姊姊
Lianshan (Xiaosanjiang) 阿姊
Changting 姊姊
Pingyu
Wuping 老姊
Liancheng 嫫姐
Ninghua 姊姊
Yudu 姊姊
Ruijin 姐姐
Shicheng 姊姊
Shangyou 姊姊
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 阿姊
Liudui (S. Sixian) 阿姊
Hsinchu (Hailu) 阿姊
Dongshi (Dabu) 阿姊
Hsinchu (Raoping) 阿姊
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 阿姊
Hong Kong 阿姐
Sabah (Longchuan) 阿姊
Senai 阿姊
Singkawang 阿姊
Huizhou Jixi 姐姐,
Shexian 姐姐
Tunxi 姐兒
Xiuning 阿姐
Yixian 姐姐
Qimen 姐兒
Wuyuan , 姐姐
Fuliang , 姐姐
Dexing
Jin Taiyuan 姐姐
Pingyao 大大
Xinzhou 姐姐, 姐姐啊, 呀姐
Baochang 姐姐
Jining 姐姐
Hohhot 姐姐
Baotou 姐姐
Dongsheng 姐姐
Linhe 姐姐
Haibowan 姐姐
Min Bei Jian'ou 姊仔, 姊姊
Dikou 阿姊
Zhenqian 阿姊
Jianyang 姊仔
Wuyishan 姊仔
Shibei 阿姊
Min Dong Fuzhou 依姐
Changle 依姐
Fuqing 阿姊
Yongtai 依姐
Gutian
Fu'an 姊哥
Ningde
Shouning 阿姊
Zhouning 阿姊
Fuding 阿姊
Matsu 依姐
Min Nan Xiamen 阿姊, 阿姊仔, 姊仔
Quanzhou 阿姊,
Jinjiang 阿姊
Yongchun 阿姊, 大姊
Dehua 阿姊
Zhangzhou 阿姊
Changtai 大姊
Zhangpu 阿姊
Taipei 阿姊
Kaohsiung 阿姊
Tainan 阿姊
Taichung 阿姊
Hsinchu 阿姊
Lukang 阿姊
Sanxia 阿姊
Yilan 阿姊
Kinmen 俺姊
Magong 阿姊
Penang , 姊姊
Singapore 阿姊
Philippines (Manila) 阿姊
Zhangping
Zhangping (Yongfu) 俺姐
Datian 阿姐
Chaozhou 阿姐
Shantou
Haifeng 姐姐
Johor Bahru 阿姐
Wenchang , 大姊
Haikou 阿姐, 大姊
Leizhou 尼姊,
Puxian Min Putian 阿姊
Xianyou 阿咍, 阿姊
Pinghua Nanning
Shehua Fu'an 阿姊
Fuding 阿姊
Luoyuan 阿姊
Sanming 阿姊
Shunchang 阿姊
Hua'an 阿姊
Guixi 阿姊
Cangnan
Jingning 阿姊
Lishui
Longyou 阿姊
Chaozhou 阿姊
Fengshun 阿姊
Wu Shanghai 姐姐, 阿姐, 姊姊, 阿姊
Suzhou 阿姐, 姐姐
Wuxi 阿姊, 姐姐
Hangzhou 阿姐, 姐姐
Wenzhou 阿姹, 阿姐
Chongming 阿姐, 姐姐
Danyang 姐姐
Jinhua 姊姊兒, 姊姊
Ningbo 阿姐, 阿姊, 姐姐
Xiang Changsha 姐姐
Shuangfeng 姐姐
Loudi 姐姐, 姊姊

Proper nounEdit

阿姐

  1. (Hong Kong, informal) Liza Wang

Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

阿姐

  1. (Cantonese, dated, face-to-face) father's concubine