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See also: 零钱



remnant; zero; to fall coin; money
trad. (零錢)
simp. (零钱)




  1. loose change; banknotes of small value or coins
  2. (finance, accounting, business) extra money earned on the side


  • (loose change):
Dialectal synonyms of 零錢 (“banknotes of small value or coins”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 零錢
Mandarin Beijing 零錢
Taiwan 零錢
Cantonese Guangzhou 散紙, 碎銀, 碎紙
Hong Kong 散紙, 碎銀, 碎紙
Taishan 散紙, 碎銀, 碎紙
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 零錢, 零星錢
Liudui (S. Sixian) 零錢, 零星錢
Hsinchu (Hailu) 零錢, 零星錢
Dongshi (Dabu) 零錢, 零星錢
Hsinchu (Raoping) 零錢, 零星錢
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 零星錢
Min Nan Xiamen 零星, 零星錢, 散錢, 占找
Quanzhou 零星, 零星錢, 散錢
Zhangzhou 零星, 零星錢, 零星鐳, 零鐳仔, 散錢, 占找
Taipei 零星, 零星錢
Kaohsiung 零星, 零星錢
Penang 散鐳, 零星
Wu Wenzhou 零碎, 零碎鈔票
  • (extra money):

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