吸管

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Chinese[edit]

 
to breathe; to suck in; to absorb; to inhale
 
to take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; tube; pipe
simp. and trad.
(吸管)
alt. forms 欶管 Min Nan

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

吸管

  1. drinking straw (Classifier: )
  2. pipette

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 吸管 (“drinking straw”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 吸管
Mandarin Beijing 吸管兒
Taiwan 吸管
Malaysia 水草
Singapore 水草
Cantonese Guangzhou 飲筒
Hong Kong 飲筒飲管
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 唶管
Hsinchu (Hailu) 唶管
Min Nan Taipei 欶管
Penang 欶草
Wu Shanghai 吸管