人家

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
home; family; -ist; -er; -ian; measure word for stores and schools
simp. and trad.
(人家)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

人家

  1. family
    呢度人家 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    呢度人家 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    Nei1 dou6 jau5 gei2 wu6 jan4 gaa1 . [Jyutping]
    There are several families here.

Pronoun[edit]

人家

  1. (Mandarin, Wu) others
  2. (Mandarin, feminine) I (first-person singular pronoun)

Usage notes[edit]

When used as a pronoun, the Cantonese equivalent is 人哋. The sense of the first-person singular pronoun is extremely feminine.

Derived terms[edit]