對唔住

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See also: 对唔住

Chinese[edit]

 
couple; pair; to be opposite; to oppose; to face; for; to; correct (answer); to answer; to reply; to direct (towards sth); right
cannot
trad. (對唔住) 唔住
simp. (对唔住) 唔住

Pronunciation[edit]


Interjection[edit]

對唔住

  1. (Cantonese, Hakka, Teochew) sorry; excuse me
    手下辦事不力對唔住 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    手下办事不力对唔住 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    Ngo5 di1 sau2 haa6 baan6 si6 bat1 lik6, hou2 deoi3 m4 zyu6. [Jyutping]
    My subordinates did not do a good job, so sorry.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 對不起 (“sorry”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 對不起
Mandarin Beijing 對不起
Taiwan 對不起
Cantonese Guangzhou 對唔住
Hong Kong 對唔住
Taishan 對唔住
Hakka Meixian 對唔住
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 失禮, 敗勢, 斯里麻生
Liudui (S. Sixian) 失禮, 壞勢, 斯里麻生
Hsinchu (Hailu) 失禮, 敗勢, 斯里麻生
Dongshi (Dabu) 失禮, 敗勢, 歪勢, 斯里麻生
Hsinchu (Raoping) 失禮, 敗勢, 斯里麻生
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 失禮, 歹勢, 斯里麻生
Jin Taiyuan 對不起
Min Dong Matsu 對不住
Min Nan Xiamen 歹勢, 對不住
Quanzhou 歹勢, 對不住
Zhangzhou 䆀勢, 對不住
Taipei 失禮, 歹勢
Kaohsiung 失禮, 歹勢
Tainan 失禮, 歹勢
Taichung 失禮
Wuqi 失禮
Hsinchu 失禮
Taitung 歹勢
Lukang 失禮, 歹勢
Sanxia 失禮
Yilan 失禮
Kinmen 失禮
Magong 失禮
Penang 歹勢, sorry
Chaozhou 對唔住
Shantou 對唔住
Wu Shanghai 對勿起
Xiang Changsha 對不住