起士

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(起士)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English cheese.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

起士

  1. (chiefly Taiwan) cheese

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 奶酪 (“cheese”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 奶酪
Mandarin Beijing 奶酪乳酪
Taiwan 起司奶酪乳酪乾酪起士
Tianjin 奶酪
Malaysia 起司芝士
Singapore 起司芝士
Cantonese Guangzhou 芝士
Hong Kong 芝士
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 起士
Liudui (S. Sixian) 起士
Hsinchu (Hailu) 起士
Dongshi (Dabu) 起士
Zhuolan (Raoping) 起士
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 起士
Min Nan Xiamen 奶酪乳酪鹹牛奶
Taipei 奶酪乾酪刺乳鹹牛奶
Wu Shanghai 起司