主兒

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

主兒

  1. (slang, colloquial) (kind of) person
    不要主兒
    zhè shì gè bùyào mìng de zhǔr
    He's the kind of person who doesn't want to live.
    臉面主兒
    zhè shì gè yào liǎnmiàn de zhǔr
    This guy is obsessed with getting face.
    主兒
    zhè shì gè ài chī de zhǔr
    She's a big eater.
  2. (slang, colloquial) owner; master; leader; employer
    主兒
    shéi jiào nǐ shì wǒde zhǔr ne
    Who said you were the master of me?
  3. (slang, colloquial) boyfriend; husband
    主兒回來
    wǒ nà zhǔr méi huílái ne
    My husband hasn't come back yet.
    主兒
    tā yǒu zhǔr
    She's taken.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This slang expression is particular to northern parts of China, especially Beijing.