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Traditional Chinese
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yā/yā
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
a3|a1|a6
Short definition (final part.)
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions (particle equivalent to after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)MDBG icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso:
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: (particle equivalent to 啊 after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: (final part.); lumme
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: (final part.)'
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说到(shuō dào) to speak of
一百(yī bǎi) a hundred
(líng) extra
(bā) 8
(zhè) these
不就是(bújiùshì)
代表(dài biǎo) delegate
烦恼的( fán nǎo de) touchy
数字(shù zì) figure
(ma) (question tag)
。 」 「
那么(nà me) so
你有(nǐyǒu)
甚么(shén me) who?
烦恼(fán nǎo) worries
(yāyā) (final part.)
? 」 「
告诉(gàosù) to tell
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
并不是( bìng bù shì) really not to be
(bù) not
可以(kě yǐ) can
但是(dàn shì) but
内容(nèi róng) details
会给(huì gěi) will give
河蟹(hé xiè) river crabs
(diào) to drop
(dedì) of
。 」
"Talking about 108, that's the number of worldly passions." "What worldly passions have you got then?" "I could say, but it'll get censored out."

(shēng) life
什么(shén me shén me yě méi yǒu) who?
(qì) qi
(yāyā) (final part.)

Why are you angry?

那个(nà ge) also pr. nei4 ge5
(yāyā) (final part.)

That one!

(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
现在(xiàn zài) modern
(yǒu) some
几块(jǐkuài)
电池(diàn chí) battery
(yāyā) (final part.)

How many batteries do you have right now?

(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
磨蹭(mó cèng) to nag
什么(shén me shén me yě méi yǒu) who?
(yāyā) (final part.)
快点(kuài diǎn) Hurry up
去吧( qù ba)

What are you lingering for? Hurry up and go.

(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
几个(jǐ ge) a few
用户名(yòng hù míng) user ID
(yāyā) (final part.)

How many accounts do you have?

这是(zhèshì)
(duō) many
古老的( gǔ lǎo de) auld
书本(shū běn) book
(yāyā) (final part.)

What an old book this is!

(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
走得( zǒu dé)
这么(zhè me) so much
(kuài) fast
(wǒ) I
跟不上(gēn bù shàng) not able to keep up with
(yāyā) (final part.)

I can't keep up with you if you walk so fast.

烦不烦(fán bu fán) annoying or not
(rén) man
(yāyā) (final part.)

Isn't that annoying?

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