o͘-bá-sáng

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Min Nan[edit]

trad.
simpl.

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese  (ばあ)さん ‎(obāsan) or おばさん ‎(obasan)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɔ˧ba˥˥saŋ˥˧]

Noun[edit]

o͘-bá-sáng ‎(POJ, traditional 歐巴桑, simplified 欧巴桑)

  1. (Taiwan) grandma; old woman

References[edit]

  • “o͘-bá-sáng”, in Tai-gi Hôa-gí Sòaⁿ-téng Sû-tián (台語-華語線頂辭典)[1] (in Mandarin/Min Nan), accessed 2011-12-12
  • Entry #31109”, in 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典 [Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan] (in Chinese and Min Nan), Ministry of Education, R.O.C., 2011.