Lexis Rex Home
Lexis Rex Home


Chinese Word of the Day

牛仔裤
niú zǎi kù

牛仔裤
jeans




Definitions

Chinese > English
牛仔裤niúzǎikù, niúzǐkù
     1. n. jeans
     2. n. blue jeans
Components
     1. n. (Min Nan) Jinhwang mango (a cultivar of mango grown in Taiwan)
     2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №19
     3. cow; bull; ox; buffalo (general name for bovine animals)
     4. beef
           乾gān炒牛河 - beef chow fun
     5. stubborn; pigheaded
     6. (colloquial) arrogant
     7. (slang) awesome; powerful
           牛屄 - vulgar awesome
           牛人 - an awesome person
     8. (astronomy) the Ox, a Chinese constellation near Capricorn
     9. (physics) Short for 牛頓 (newton)
     1. a diminutive suffix for nouns, adjectives or quantities
           囡仔 - child, MN
           小叔仔 - brother-in-law (husband's younger brother), MN
           勻勻仔 - slowly, MN
           小可仔 - a little bit, MN
           歌仔戲 - (Taiwanese opera)
     2. a suffix that converts a verb or adjective into a noun
           抿仔 - brush, MN
           矮仔 - shorty, MN
     3. a suffix placed after a name or title, used endearingly, humorously or pejoratively
     4. (Min Nan) An interfix placed between two nouns to show the relationship between the two objects.
           翁仔某 - husband and wife, MN
     5. (Min Nan) An interfix placed between two numbers to denote the value of 100, i.e. x 仔 y = 100x + 10y.
           三-仔-五 - three hundred fifty, MN
     6. (Min Nan) An interfix used limitedly in certain temporal location adverbs.
           今kin-仔日 - today, MN
           明bîn-仔早chài - tomorrow, MN
     7. a suffix used after nouns
           樹-仔 - tree, H
     8. a suffix that makes a derogatory slur
           阿山-仔 - Mainlander, H
     9. (zh-only used in, 仔肩)
     10. (Used after a verb to indicate perfective aspect (action completion).)
     11. (Used at the end of a sentence to indicate a change of state.)
     1. trousers, pants
     2. pants, trousers
Click here for character analysis

Pronunciation


niú zǎi kù

Review Previous Words

Learn
Flash Cards
Hangman
Word Search



Subscribe to Word of the Day
Email: