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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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Word of the day / siap-tia̍p

Word of the day / siap-tia̍p

siap-tia̍p
nicely packed, neatly arranged with elegance, not taking up much space.

Tsintse Jitpun ê おみやげ(お土産/oo-mi-ya-ge) long pautsong kap tsiok siaptiap, hoolang khuanntioh tio kahi.
Most of Japanese souvenir are packaged so neatly, it's such a joy just to look at them.

おみやげ(お土産/oo-mi-ya-ge)
Gift, souvenir




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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Word of the day / púe-hūe

Word of the day / púe-hūe

púe-hūe
explain, make clear, straighten things out

Inui takelang long goohue i, i kin tshutlai puehue siongse e kingkue.
= Because of being misunderstood by everyone, he hurried to explain the matter with details.



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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Word of the day / tshù-kha

Word of the day / tshù-kha

tshù-kha = tenant
tshù-thâu-ke = landlord

tshù = house
kha = leg, foot, bottom
thâu = head
thâu-ke = boss, owner

Gún tshù-thâu-ke siūnn-beh ke tshuē kúi ê tshù-kha lâi hun-thuann tshù-sùe.
My landlord wants to find few more tenants to share the rent.



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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Phrase of the day / phah phú-á kng

Phrase of the day / phah phú-á kng

phah phú-á kng
the ambiguous light around dawn
The light before sunrise.



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