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Borrowed from Min Nan: 硬 (POJ: gēng)
- (Taiwan) obstinate
- (Taiwan) obstinately
- (Taiwan) to hold on firmly despite extreme adversity, pain, etc.
Taiwanese Min Nan loanwords are occasionally written in Bopomofo, so as to alert the reader that the word should be pronounced according to its sound in Min Nan rather than Mandarin.
- (Standard Mandarin) 硬撐
- "ㄍㄧㄥ是什么意思" (in Mandarin), Baidu knows. URL accessed on 2009-03-19.
- "硬撐" (in Mandarin/English), Dr. eye. URL accessed on 2009-03-19.