沙發

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See also: 沙发

Chinese[edit]

 
granule; hoarse; raspy; sand; powder; tsar
 
to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop
trad. (沙發)
simp. (沙发)
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sofa.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

沙發

  1. sofa
    我們生活雖說富裕穿沙發電視機什麼別人我們 [MSC, trad.]
    我们生活虽说富裕穿沙发电视机什么别人我们 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒmen de shēnghuó suīshuō bù suàn fùyù, kě yě bù chóu chī bù chóu chuān de. Nǐ qiáo, zhè shāfā, diànshìjī shénme de, biérén jiā yǒu, wǒmen jiā yě dōu yǒu la! [Pinyin]
    Even though one could say that our life is not considered to be affluent, yet we do not have to worry about food or clothing. Just look at things like this sofa and this TV set; other families have these things, and so do we!
  2. (Internet slang) first person to reply or comment on an online forum

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 沙發 (“sofa; couch”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 沙發
Mandarin Beijing 沙發沙發椅
Taiwan 沙發沙發椅
Cantonese Hong Kong 梳化
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 膨凳
Liudui (S. Sixian) 膨凳
Hsinchu (Hailu) 膨凳
Dongshi (Dabu) 膨凳
Zhuolan (Raoping) 膨凳
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 膨椅
Min Nan Xiamen 膨椅
Quanzhou 膨椅
Zhangzhou 膨椅
Taipei 膨椅
Penang sofa

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