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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口竹人人 (RHOO), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 206, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 1, page 677, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5625

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) to waste

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 浪費 ("to waste; to squander")
Variety Location Words
Mandarin Beijing 浪費糟蹋糟踐
Taiwan 浪費糟蹋
Harbin 浪費糟蹋糟盡
Wuhan 浪費糟蹋拋撒
Cantonese Guangzhou 嘥撻
Hong Kong
Yangjiang 嘥撻
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 打爽
Liudui (S. Sixian) 打爽浪核
Hsinchu (Hailu) 打爽
Dongshi (Dabu) 打爽
Taiwanese Raoping 打爽
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 打爽
Min Bei Jian'ou 糟蹋
Min Dong Fuzhou 作蹋
Min Nan Quanzhou 拍損
Xiamen 拍損
Zhangzhou 拍損
Taipei 拍損
Kaohsiung 拍損
Wu Wenzhou 浪費

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) a waste of resources
  2. (Cantonese) wasteful; tending to waste resources