姊妹

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See also: 姉妹 and 姐妹

Chinese[edit]

older sister younger sister
simp. and trad.
(姊妹)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

姊妹

  1. elder sister and younger sister; sisters
  2. sister (close female friend)
  3. sister (fellow female member of a religion)
  4. (literary or dialectal) brothers and sisters
  5. (dialectal) younger sister

Usage notes[edit]

  • 姐姐 (jiějie, “elder sister”) and 妹妹 (mèimei, “younger sister”) are the usual nouns for referring to one's sister.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 妹妹 (“younger sister”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 女弟
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 妹妹
Mandarin Beijing 妹妹
Taiwan 妹妹
Harbin 妹妹妹子
Shenyang 妹妹
Hailar 老妹兒
Ulan Hot 老妹兒
Tongliao 老妹兒
Chifeng 妹妹
Bayanhot 妹妹
Jinan 妹妹
Muping
Luoyang
Jiedian 妹子
Xi'an 妹子妹妹
Zhengzhou 妹妹
Xining 妹子
Xuzhou 妹妹
Yinchuan 妹妹
Lanzhou 妹妹
Ürümqi 妹妹
Wuhan 妹妹
Huanggang 妹兒
Chengdu 妹兒妹妹
Guiyang
Liuzhou 妹子老妹
Kunming 妹子妹妹
Yangzhou 妹妹
Nanjing 妹妹妹子
Hefei 妹妹
Nantong 妹子妹妹
Sokuluk (Gansu Dungan) 妹妹
Cantonese Guangzhou 妹妹細妹阿妹
Hong Kong 妹妹細妹阿妹
Shunde
Foshan 細妹
Zhongshan
Dongguan
Hong Kong (Weitou) 阿妹
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 阿妹
Doumen 阿妹
Taishan 阿妹
Kaiping 阿妹
Shaoguan 阿妹
Yunfu 阿妹
Yangjiang 小妹
Xinyi 老妹
Lianjiang 老妹阿妹
Danzhou 老姑
Kuala Lumpur 阿妹
Ho Chi Minh City 細妹
Gan Nanchang 妹子
Lichuan
Pingxiang 老妹妹老子
Hakka Meixian 老妹老妹仔
Xingning 老妹
Huidong 老妹
Qujiang 老妹
Xiaosanjiang 老妹
Changting 老妹
Pingyu 老妹
Wuping 老妹
Liancheng 老妹
Ninghua 老妹
Yudu 妹子
Ruijin 老妹
Shicheng 老妹
Shangyou 老妹
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 老妹
Liudui (S. Sixian) 老妹
Hsinchu (Hailu) 老妹
Dongshi (Dabu) 老妹
Hsinchu (Raoping) 老妹
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 阿妹
Hong Kong 老妹
Sabah (Bao'an) 老妹
Senai 老妹
Sabah (Longchuan) 老妹
Singkawang 阿妹老妹
Huizhou Jixi
Shexian 妹妹女妹
Tunxi 令妹兒
Xiuning 令妹令妹兒
Yixian 奶妹兒
Qimen 妹吶
Wuyuan 女妹仂女妹
Fuliang 小妹妹哩
Dexing 妹子
Jin Taiyuan 妹妹
Pingyao 妹妹妹子
Xinzhou 姊妹
Baochang 妹妹
Jining 妹妹
Hohhot 妹妹
Baotou 妹妹
Dongsheng 妹妹
Linhe 妹妹
Haibowan 妹妹
Min Bei Jian'ou 妹仔
Dikou 妹仔
Songxi 妹仔
Zhenghe
Zhenqian
Jianyang 妹仔
Wuyishan 妹仔
Shibei 妹仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 依妹
Changle 依妹
Fuqing 阿妹
Yongtai 依妹
Gutian
Fu'an
Ningde
Shouning 姊妹
Zhouning 阿妹
Fuding 阿妹
Matsu 依妹
Min Nan Xiamen 小妹阿妹 face-to-face
Quanzhou 小妹阿妹 face-to-face
Zhangzhou 小妹阿妹 face-to-face
Taipei 小妹
Kaohsiung 小妹
Tainan 小妹
Sanxia 小妹
Yilan 小妹
Kinmen 小妹
Magong 小妹
Penang 小妹
Singapore 小妹
Philippines (Manila) 小妹
Chaozhou 阿妹
Shantou
Haifeng 妹妹
Johor Bahru 阿妹
Wenchang 姑𡠤 of a male姨𡠤 of a female
Haikou 姑𡠤 of a male姨𡠤 of a female
Leizhou 尼妹
Puxian Min Putian 阿妹
Xianyou 阿妹小妹
Pinghua Nanning
Shehua Fu'an
Fuding 阿妹
Luoyuan
Sanming
Shunchang 阿妹
Hua'an
Guixi
Cangnan
Jingning
Lishui
Longyou
Chaozhou
Fengshun
Wu Shanghai 阿妹妹妹
Suzhou 妹子妹妹
Wuxi 妹子妹妹
Hangzhou 阿妹妹妹
Wenzhou 阿妹
Chongming 姊妹
Danyang 妹子
Jinhua 妹妹
Ningbo 阿妹妹妹
Xiang Changsha 老妹妹妹
Shuangfeng 妹妹
Xiangtan 老妹
Loudi 妹妹

Derived terms[edit]