利市

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Chinese[edit]

 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
market; city
simp. and trad.
(利市)
alt. forms 利是
利事
利市 (紅包) - contemporary red envelopes

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

利市

  1. profits
  2. (Cantonese) a good market, a good symbol in market
  3. (Cantonese) red envelope; red packet; lai see (a monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions) (Classifier: )

Synonyms[edit]

  • (red envelope):
Dialectal synonyms of 紅包 (“red envelope”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 紅包
Mandarin Beijing 紅包兒
Taiwan 紅包
Cantonese Guangzhou 利市
Hong Kong 利市
Taishan 利市
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 紅包
Liudui (S. Sixian) 紅包
Hsinchu (Hailu) 紅包
Dongshi (Dabu) 紅包
Zhuolan (Raoping) 紅包
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 紅包
Min Nan Xiamen 紅包
Quanzhou 紅包
Zhangzhou 紅包
Taipei 紅包
Kaohsiung 紅包
Penang 紅包
Singapore 紅包
Philippines (Manila) 紅包

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Adjective[edit]

利市

  1. (chiefly Cantonese, Hakka) lucky
  2. (Zhangzhou Min Nan, of a business) prosperous

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