的一米

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Chinese[edit]

 
really and truly; aim; clear; (possessive, modifying, or descriptive particle); of
 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
(measure word) meter; rice
simp. and trad.
(的一米)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: "of one grain of rice" or "of one metre." A slang expression peculiar to Southern China, particularly Nanjing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

的一米

  1. (slang) really; extremely
    電影好看的一米 [MSC, trad.]
    电影好看的一米 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè bù diànyǐng hǎokàn de yīmǐ! [Pinyin]
    This movie is awesome!
    跑步搞笑的一米 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Tā pǎobù pǎo dé gǎoxiào de yīmǐ! [Pinyin]
    The way he runs is bloody hilarious!

Usage notes[edit]

Used as an intensifier at the end of an adjective.

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