佢哋

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Chinese[edit]

he (dialectal) plural particle
simp. and trad.
(佢哋)

Pronunciation[edit]


Pronoun[edit]

佢哋

  1. (Cantonese, vernacular) they, them
    佢哋學生 / 佢哋学生 [Guangzhou Cantonese]  ―  Keoi5 dei6 hai6 hok6 saang1. [Jyutping]  ―  They are students.
    唔好老鼠佢哋污糟邋遢 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    M4 hou2 mo2 di1 lou5 syu2 laa1, keoi5 dei6 gam3 wu1 zou1 laat6 taat3. [Jyutping]
    Don't touch the rats; they are so dirty.

Usage notes[edit]

Use of this word is limited to the Guangfu dialects of Cantonese, notably the Guangzhou, Foshan and Hong Kong dialects. It is not used in most other Cantonese dialects, including the nearby Siyi dialect. For example, the Taishanese word for "they" is 𠊬 (/kʰiak̚²¹/).

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 他們 (“they”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 他們
Mandarin Beijing 他們
Taiwan 他們
Harbin 他們
Jinan 他們他這伙
Muping 他這些兒他乜些兒
Luoyang 他們
Jiedian 伢都他底
Xi'an 他的他們
Xining 他們家們
Xuzhou 他們
Yinchuan 他們
Ürümqi 他們㑚們
Wuhan 他們他家們
Chengdu 他們
Guiyang 他們
Liuzhou 他們
Yangzhou 他們
Nanjing 他們
Hefei 他們
Nantong 他恁
Malaysia 他們
Singapore 他們
Cantonese Guangzhou 佢哋
Hong Kong 佢哋
Dongguan 佢哋
Taishan 𠊬
Yangjiang 𠊬
Gan Nanchang 佢們佢個裡
Lichuan 佢多
Pingxiang 他俚
Hakka Meixian 佢等人
Xingning 佢兜人
Huidong 厥兜人
Qujiang 佢俚
Xiaosanjiang 佢俚
Changting 佢儕們
Pingyu 佢等人佢兜
Wuping 佢嫩人
Liancheng 佢大沙佢大儕
Ninghua 佢等人
Yudu 佢底
Ruijin 佢班人佢班
Shicheng 佢郎人
Shangyou 佢子人
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 佢等佢兜佢兜人佢兜儕
Liudui (S. Sixian) 佢等
Hsinchu (Hailu) 佢等佢兜佢兜人佢兜儕
Dongshi (Dabu) 厥等厥該兜人
Zhuolan (Raoping) 佢兜佢兜人佢兜儕佢這兜
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 佢人
Huizhou Jixi 佢人
Jin Taiyuan 他們
Xinzhou 他們
Min Bei Jian'ou 佢伙人佢人
Min Dong Fuzhou 伊各儂
Matsu 伊各儂
Min Nan Xiamen 𪜶
Quanzhou 𪜶
Zhangzhou 𪜶
Taipei 𪜶
Kaohsiung 𪜶
Tainan 𪜶
Taichung 𪜶
Yilan 𪜶
Lukang 𪜶
Sanxia 𪜶
Kinmen 𪜶
Magong 𪜶
Hsinchu 𪜶
Penang 伊人
Singapore 伊人
Philippines (Manila) 𪜶
Chaozhou 伊人
Shantou 伊人
Haikou 伊人
Leizhou 伊人伊阿眾
Pinghua Nanning 佢哋
Wu Shanghai 伊拉
Suzhou 俚篤唔篤
Hangzhou 他們
Wenzhou 渠倈
Chongming 伊勒
Danyang 他己
Jinhua 渠浪
Tangxi 渠道
Ningbo 渠拉
Xiang Changsha 他們
Shuangfeng 他哩
Loudi 他㑲