ㄍㄧㄥ

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Mandarin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Min Nan: (POJ: gēng)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(Bopomofo, POJ gēng)

  1. (Taiwan) obstinate

Adverb[edit]

(Bopomofo, POJ gēng)

  1. (Taiwan) obstinately

Verb[edit]

(Bopomofo, POJ gēng)

  1. (Taiwan) to hold on firmly despite extreme adversity, pain, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

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.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "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.

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