或者

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Chinese[edit]

 
maybe; perhaps; might; possibly; or
-ist, -er (person); person (who does sth)
simp. and trad.
(或者)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

或者

  1. (classical) some people

Adverb[edit]

或者

  1. maybe
    連續劇 by Joey Yung:

Conjunction[edit]

或者

  1. or
    • A或者B [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]A huòzhě B [Pinyin] — A or B

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Mandarin, while 或者 huòzhě is exclusively used in statements, its synonym 還是 (trad.), 还是 (simp.) háishì is only used in questions.

Synonyms[edit]