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green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.)
 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
lamp; light
trad. (青紅燈)
simp. (青红灯)
Literally: “green red light”.
 
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NounEdit

青紅燈

  1. (Taiwan and Singapore Hokkien, Zhao'an Hakka) traffic light

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 紅綠燈 (“traffic light”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 交通信號燈, 號誌
Mandarin Beijing 紅綠燈
Taiwan 紅綠燈
Malaysia 紅綠燈, 紅青燈
Cantonese Hong Kong 紅綠燈, 交通燈
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 紅青燈
Liudui (S. Sixian) 紅青燈
Hsinchu (Hailu) 紅青燈
Dongshi (Dabu) 紅青燈
Hsinchu (Raoping) 紅青燈
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 青紅燈
Min Nan Xiamen 紅綠燈
Taipei 青紅燈
Kaohsiung 青紅燈
Tainan 青紅燈
Yilan 青紅燈
Kinmen 紅綠燈
Penang 紅青火
Singapore 青紅火, 青紅燈
Wu Shanghai 紅綠燈

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