佇咧

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Chinese[edit]

wait; look towards; turn one's back on draw back corners of mouth; child's cry
trad. (佇咧)
simp. (伫咧)
variant forms 在咧
置咧
治咧
佇啲伫啲

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

佇咧

  1. (Min Nan) in the process of; currently
    佇咧食飯 / 伫咧食饭 [Taiwanese]  ―  Góa tī-leh chia̍h-pn̄g. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  I'm eating.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 正在 (“in the process of; currently”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 正在刻正
Mandarin Beijing 正在
Taiwan 正在
Cantonese Guangzhou 喺度喺處 >
Hong Kong 喺度喺處 >
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 在該當在
Liudui (S. Sixian) 在該
Hsinchu (Hailu) 在該
Dongshi (Dabu) 在該
Zhuolan (Raoping) 在該
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 正在在遐
Min Nan Xiamen 佇咧當咧
Quanzhou 佇咧當咧
Zhangzhou 當咧
Taipei 佇咧當咧
Philippines (Manila) 佇咧
Shantou
Note > - after verb

Verb[edit]

佇咧

  1. (Min Nan) to exist, to be (in a place)
    佇咧 / 伫咧 [Taiwanese]  ―  I ū tī-leh bô? [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  Is she/he here?