阿姐

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Chinese[edit]

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
older sister
simp. and trad.
(阿姐)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

阿姐

  1. (chiefly Cantonese, Wu) elder sister
  2. (Cantonese, informal) A term of address capable or respectable woman.
    阿姐大家放心 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿姐大家放心 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Jau5 aa3 ze2-1 zou6 tau4-2, daai6 gaa1 dou1 fong3 sam1. [Jyutping]
    With ma'am as our boss, we don't have to worry.
  3. (Cantonese, informal) famous and experienced actress
  4. (Cantonese, informal, slightly offensive) A term of address to a woman.
    阿姐好心唔好阻住 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿姐好心唔好阻住 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Aa3 ze2-1, hou2 sam1 nei5 m4 hou2 zo2 zyu6 saai3 tiu4 lou6 laa1! [Jyutping]
    Lady, please do not block the road!
  5. (Cantonese, informal) A term of address to a middle-aged or elderly woman.
    阿姐唔該燒賣 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿姐唔该烧卖 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Aa3 ze2-1, m4 goi1 jat1 lung4 siu1 maai6-2 aa1! [Jyutping]
    Lady, please give me a basket of siu mai!

Proper noun[edit]

阿姐

  1. (Hong Kong, informal) Liza Wang

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

阿姐

  1. (Cantonese, dated, face-to-face) father's concubine