蝦米

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See also: 虾米

Chinese[edit]

shrimp; prawn rice; meter
trad. (蝦米)
simp. (虾米)

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蝦米

  1. dried small shrimp
  2. (dialectal Mandarin, chiefly northern China) small shrimp
    小魚小魚蝦米 [MSC, trad.]
    小鱼小鱼虾米 [MSC, simp.]
    Dà yú chī xiǎo yú, xiǎo yú chī xiāmi. [Pinyin]
    Big fish eat small fish; small fish eat tiny shrimps.
  3. (Xinjiang Mandarin) shrimp
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“shrimp; prawn”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan , 蝦子
Harbin
Shenyang
Jinan
Muping
Luoyang
Wanrong
Xi'an
Zhengzhou 馬蝦
Xining
Xuzhou 馬蝦,
Yinchuan
Lanzhou
Ürümqi 蝦米
Wuhan 蝦子
Chengdu 蝦子,
Guiyang 蝦子
Liuzhou 蝦公, 蝦子
Kunming
Yangzhou 蝦子
Nanjing 蝦子
Hefei 蝦子
Nantong 蝦兒
Cantonese Guangzhou , 蝦公
Hong Kong
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou) 蝦公
Foshan
Shunde
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 蝦公
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka)
Taishan
Kaiping (Chikan)
Dongguan , 蝦公
Shaoguan
Yunfu 蝦公
Yangjiang
Xinyi
Lianjiang
Danzhou
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang 蝦子
Lichuan 蝦公
Pingxiang 蝦公
Hakka Meixian 蝦公
Xingning 蝦公
Huidong (Daling) 蝦公
Qujiang 蝦公
Lianshan (Xiaosanjiang) 蝦公
Changting 蝦公
Pingyu 蝦公
Wuping 蝦公
Liancheng 蝦公
Ninghua 蝦公
Yudu 蝦蟲
Ruijin 蝦公
Shicheng 蝦公
Shangyou 蝦公
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蝦公
Liudui (S. Sixian) 蝦公
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蝦公
Dongshi (Dabu) 蝦公
Hsinchu (Raoping) 蝦公
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong 蝦公
Sabah
Senai 蝦公
Singkawang 蝦公
Huizhou Jixi 蝦蝦
Jin Taiyuan
Xinzhou 蝦兒
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Fuqing
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei 蝦仔
Kaohsiung 蝦仔
Tainan 蝦仔
Taichung 蝦仔
Wuqi 蝦仔
Hsinchu 蝦仔
Taitung 蝦仔
Lukang 蝦仔
Yilan 蝦仔
Magong 蝦仔
Penang
Singapore
Chaozhou
Haifeng
Johor Bahru
Wenchang
Haikou
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wuxi
Hangzhou 蝦兒
Wenzhou 蝦兒
Chongming
Danyang 沼蝦
Jinhua 蝦公, 蝦兒
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha 蝦公子, 蝦子
Shuangfeng 蝦公子
Xiangtan 蝦公子
Loudi 蝦公子

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Min Nan 啥物 (siáⁿ-mih, “what”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蝦米

  1. (dated, slang, chiefly Mandarin) what
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