When words fail, use idioms… Hokkien style (37)

Hokkien, on the tongues of Tsinoys, has grown and evolved, taking on a life of its own. Sometimes words simply fail us. With some creativity, Tsinoys have strung together words to form colorful phrases that simply hit the bull’s eye. Here are some expressions unique to Hokkien as favored by Tsinoys.

查某仔

tsa bo ah little girl

little girl

醜鬼鬼

hiong kui kui not beautiful

so ugly

相娶走

san tsua tsao run away together

to elope

水查某

sui tsa bo beautiful lady

beautiful lady

鎮鎮地地

tin tin te te occupying areas

to describe nuisance, clutter, unwanted people or things.

 

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