抑是

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Chinese[edit]

 
to restrain; to restrict; to keep down; or
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
simp. and trad.
(抑是)
alt. forms 啊是
阿是
也是

Pronunciation[edit]


Conjunction[edit]

抑是

  1. (literary or Min Nan) or

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 還是 (“or”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 抑或或是
Mandarin Beijing 還是
Taiwan 還是
Cantonese Guangzhou 定係
Hong Kong 定係
Taishan 毋又
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 還係也係
Liudui (S. Sixian) 還係也係
Hsinchu (Hailu) 還係也係
Dongshi (Dabu) 還係也係
Zhuolan (Raoping) 還係也係
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 抑係
Min Nan Xiamen 抑是
Quanzhou 抑是
Zhangzhou 抑是
Taipei 抑是
Chaozhou 抑是

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