探戈

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(探戈)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English or Spanish tango. For Taiwanese Min Nan and Hakka, via Japanese タンゴ (tango).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

探戈

  1. tango
    今夜探戈 酸酸甜甜苦苦 [Taiwanese, trad. and simp.]
    From: 葉啟田 (lyrics 俞隆華), 最後的探戈
    kim-iā ê thàn-gò͘; sng-sng-tiⁿ-tiⁿ iū khó͘-khó͘ [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
    Tonight's tango, sour, sweet, and bitter

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