儕囝餓死父

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Chinese[edit]

a class; a company; companion child to be hungry; hungry
 
to die; inpassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid
father
trad. (儕囝餓死父)
simp. (侪囝饿死父) 饿

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally: many children, and a father dead from starvation

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

儕囝餓死父

  1. (Min Nan) unable to make ends meet; in dire financial circumstances