儕囝餓死父

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See also: 侪囝饿死父

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]


  • Min Nan
    • (Hokkien)
      • Pe̍h-ōe-jī: chōe-kiáⁿ gō-sí pē
      • Tâi-lô: tsuē-kiánn gō-sí pē
      • Phofsit Daibuun: zoexkviar goixsie pe
      • IPA (Xiamen): /t͡sue²²⁻²¹ kiã⁵³ gɤ²²⁻²¹ ɕi⁵³ pe²²/
      • IPA (Quanzhou): /t͡sue⁴¹⁻²² kiã⁵⁵⁴ gɤ⁴¹⁻²² ɕi⁵⁵⁴ pe⁴¹/
      • IPA (Zhangzhou): /t͡sue²²⁻²¹ kiã⁵³ gɤ²²⁻²¹ ɕi⁵³ pe²²/
      • IPA (Taipei): /t͡sue³³⁻¹¹ kiã⁵³ go³³⁻¹¹ ɕi⁵³ pe³³/
      • IPA (Kaohsiung): /t͡sue³³⁻²¹ kiã⁴¹ gɤ³³⁻²¹ ɕi⁴¹ pe³³/

Idiom[edit]

儕囝餓死父

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