What is Bo Eng?

Bo Eng translates to ‘Not Free’ or ‘Busy’ in Hokkien. For the busy Singaporean.

What does Bo Hua mean?

to plan to arrange. 擘画 Trad. 擘畫 bò huà variant of 擘劃|擘划[bo4 hua4]

What is shower in Hokkien?

To shower / take a bath= Cāngcuì / Cāng-e’k. e.g. Cāngcuì iōng siōcuì ‘To shower / take a bath with warm water’ To brush one’s teeth = Sègé

What does Siao mean?

Siao is the hokkien word for crazy. It can be used in a myriad of forms, stringing with various hokkien and english words into a phrase.

What does Pai Tao mean?

i do not know. Last Update: 2021-01-13. Usage Frequency: 1. Not sure.

What does Lan Jiao mean?

lan jiao – (From Hokkien/Teochew 𡳞鳥/𡳞鸟 or 卵鳥/卵鸟 lān-chiáu) Means guy’s private part (crude). See also Si mi lan jiao.

What is Cheng Hu?

cheng hu : to call, to add… : chēng hu | Definition | Mandarin Chinese Pinyin English Dictionary | Yabla Chinese.

What is Bopes?

[ noun ] (government) the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes. Synonyms. federal_bureau_of_prisons.

What is armpit in Hokkien?

Casey, thanks a lot for 胳下空 the ‘hanji’ for armpit in Hokkien.

What is hello in Hokkien?

你好 means “hello”; 你好吗 means “how are you”.

Why do Singaporeans say lah?

‘Lah’: a common understanding Singlish uses about 11 particles, mostly borrowed from Chinese dialects like Hokkien or Cantonese, to indicate the attitude of how something is said. This simple three-letter word can mean an affirmation, dismissal, exasperation or exclamation in different contexts.

What does bij mean slang?

adjective. hip [adjective] (slang) (of people) up-to-date; following the latest fashion in music, clothes etc.

What are some good words to use in Hokkien?

If you don’t understand a single word of it, or if your Hokkien is limited to the expletives, then allow me to teach you some simple words and phrases that you can use daily. Trust me, I spoke Hokkien before I learnt English. 1. Ai and Mai These are your most basic words. Ai, means “want”. Whereas, Mai, means “don’t want”.

What does CB mean in Hokkien in Singapore?

CB is also known as “ chio bu “, a Hokkien phrase which means actually means buxom lady. In the Singaporean context, however, it is the guys’ favourite phrase to describe the presence of an attractive girl.

What is the meaning of Jiak Chao Hokkien?

Jiak chao Hokkien. A low tone means to play dirty, lit. “to eat dirt”; a high tone means refers to a skiver, or the act of skiving, lit. “to eat grass”. Jiak zhua Hokkien. Refers to a skiver, or the act of skiving. Lit. “to eat snake”. Jia Lat Hokkien. Oh dear! Lit. “sapping strength”. Used to describe a terrible situation. “Ah!

What does Siao mean in Hokkien in Singapore?

Siao What it means: Meaning crazy in Hokkien. “ siao ” is used as a reply to a crazy idea or proposition by someone, or to describe a crazy person. Check out the video below for a typical Singaporean’s usage of “ siao “:

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