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ChineseEdit

how
 
to loosen; to untie; to explain; to remove; to divide; to dissolve; to solve; solution; send under escort
trad. (點解)
simp. (点解)

PronunciationEdit


PronounEdit

點解

  1. (Cantonese) why?
    點解 / 点解 [Cantonese]  ―  Dim2 gaai2 wui5 gam2 ge2? [Jyutping]  ―  Why is it like this? Why does it have to be like this?

Usage notesEdit

See 做咩#Usage notes.

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 為什麼 (“why”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 為何, 何以, , 緣何, , ,
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 為何, 因何, 為什麼
Mandarin Beijing 為什麼
Taiwan 為什麼
Tianjin 為嘛
Harbin 為啥
Jinan 為麼
Muping 為麼, 為麼個
Xi'an 為啥
Xining 為啥
Xuzhou 為啥, 擁啥, 擁什麼
Yinchuan 為啥
Lanzhou 為啥
Ürümqi 為啥
Wuhan 做麼事, 為麼事
Chengdu 為啥子
Guiyang 為哪樣, 為些哪樣
Liuzhou 為什嗎
Yangzhou 甚們事, 做事, 為甚們 formal
Nanjing 為什麼
Cantonese Guangzhou 點解, 做乜, 做乜嘢, 為乜, 為乜為物, 做乜事幹, 因乜事幹, 因乜解究, 因乜緣故, 何解, ,
Hong Kong 點解, 做乜, 做乜嘢, 做咩, 為乜, 為咩, 做乜事幹, 因乜事幹, 因乜解究, 因乜緣故, 何解, ,
Foshan 點解
Shunde 為乜嘢
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 為乜嘢
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 點解
Doumen 點解
Taishan 幾好, 幾解, 做乜, 為乜, 乜頭路
Kaiping (Chikan) 幾解
Dongguan 點解, 做乜嘢, 做乜, 為乜嘢
Gan Nanchang 為什哩
Pingxiang 為咋個, 為咋哩, 做咋個, 做咋哩, 何解
Hakka Meixian 做麼個
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 做麼個
Liudui (S. Sixian) 做麼個
Hsinchu (Hailu) 做麼個
Dongshi (Dabu) 做麼個
Hsinchu (Raoping) 做麼個
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 做麼個
Jin Taiyuan 為甚, 因為甚
Xinzhou 𠰻們
Min Bei Jian'ou 做孰事
Min Dong Fuzhou 蔣其, 蔣講, 做什乇, 做什名, 幹乜勢, 快勢
Matsu 為什乇, 蔣其, 蔣講, 做什乇, 快勢
Min Nan Xiamen 為甚物, 按怎, 物代
Quanzhou 按怎, 物代
Zhangzhou 按怎
Taipei 為啥物, 是按怎
Penang 何物事, 做物事, 做物
Chaozhou 做呢
Haikou 作乜, 作個乜, 作乜物, 因乜, 因個乜
Leizhou 做乜, 因乜
Pinghua Nanning 做門, 做哪門, 為哪門
Wu Shanghai 啥體, 為啥, 啥講究, 啥個講究, 啥個路道, 啥個緣故
Suzhou 為啥, 為點啥
Hangzhou 為啥
Wenzhou 妝乜, 為乜事幹
Chongming 為何, 做何
Danyang 為點高, 做點高
Jinhua 為淡事幹, 為待西
Xiang Changsha 為麼子, 何解
Loudi 嗎介

See alsoEdit

PhraseEdit

點解

  1. (Cantonese) how should … be understood? what does … mean?
    點解 / 点解 [Cantonese]  ―  Nei1 zek3 zi6 dim2 gaai2? [Jyutping]  ―  What does this word mean?
    請問JJ點解 / 请问JJ点解 [Cantonese]  ―  Ceng2 man6 “JJ” hai6 dim2 gaai2? [Jyutping]  ―  Please tell me what "JJ" means.