Friday, July 27, 2018

Word of the day / iánn

Word of the day / iánn

iánn = browse, keep an eye on

Gín-á tī leh siá kong-khò, lí sío-khuá á kah iánn leh.
The kid is doing homework, please keep an eye on it. (While you are near by or doing something else.)

Guá tse sin-tshíng tsu tsháu-kó phah hó--á. Tshiánn lí tàu kap guá iánn tsı̍t--leh.
Ive finished the draft of the application. Would you please take a look for me?





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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Sinbûn Tiōngtiám 07192018 | News headline in Tâigí

Sinbûn Tiōngtiám 07192018 | News headline in Tâigí Taiwanese

Oaxaca (Mexico) hua̍t-sing 5.9 ê tuā tē-tāng. Bô siong-bông. Tē-tāng tiong-sim tī uá Huajuapan de León ê siâng-tshī.

No damage reported after 5.9 earthquake in Oaxaca. Epicenter was near the city of Huajuapan de León.




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Word of the day / uai-ko tshí tshuah

Word of the day / uai-ko tshí tshuah

ui-ko tshí-tshuah = wiggly (line). Not line up, not straight.

Tsé toh-á, í-á ná-ē pâi kap uai-ko tshí-tshuah?
What's up with lining up these desk and chairs? (How come it's such a mess?)


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Sinbûn Tiōngtiám 07112018 | News headline in Tâigí

Sinbûn Tiōngtiám 07112018 | News headline in Tâigí Taiwanese

Siū khùn tī suanntōng lāité ê tsa̍p-jī miâ Thàikok khakîutuī tuīguân kap in-ê kàuliān tsuânpōo lóng pîngan khì hōolâng kiùtshutlai.

12 Thai soccer players and their coach who have been trapped in the cave were successfully rescued and safe.

Siū khùn = trapped
suanntōng = cave, tunnel
suann = mountain, tōng= hole
khakîu = football, soccer
kha = foot, leg
kîu = ball
kàuliān = coach, trainer
pîng-an = safe, peace
kìutshutlâi = rescued, saved.
Kiù = save, rescue.
Tshutlâi = out, come out.





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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Word of the day / kià-senn-á

Word of the day / kià-senn-á

kià-senn-á
Hermit crab



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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Word of the day / phīnn-sô

Word of the day / phīnn-sô

phīnn-sô
harassment?
sexual harassment?

Heard this term few times starting 18'55" in this video: https://youtu.be/cU1-9R7B_w4

Not sure what it means exactly or how to use it.  (Help!)


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