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Pun: Wai! Hóunoih móuh yàtchàih tái hei lo-wo.
Hùhng: Haih a. Nī léuhng nìhn jùnggwok dī yínchēut1 yínchēut
Performance, performing.
Yínchēut is derived from Yín (perform) + chēut (out).
Verb + resultative complement.
e.g.: tái + chēut : see through, discover. Ngóh táichēut kéuih m̀hhaih go hóu yàhn(I discovered he is not a good person).
yìhng + chēut : recognize. Ngóh yìhngchēut néihge sìngyàm(I recognized your voice).

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ngaihseuht hóu yáuh dahtpo2 dahtpo
Verb - sudden + break: breakthrough
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ga.
Pùn: Gáng haih lā, gìngjai3 gìngjai
Noun. This is one of the common vocabulary used throughout East Asia.
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faatjín hóu, sàngwuht jātleuhng4 jātleuhng
Noun. quality + quantity
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jauh wúih gàn séuhng-heui5 gàn séuhng-heui
Verb + directional complement, very productive. It means "successfully follow suit" here.
e.g. háauséuhng - successfully pass examination for a school, a professional board etc.
háauséuhng daaihhohk (accepted by university)
háauséuhng yì hohk yúhn (pass the medical school examination)
táiseúhng - have an eye for (a person, a beautiful thing)
e.g. Kéuih táiseúhngjó ngóhge tùhnghohk (He likes my classmate)
Ngóh táiseúhngjó gógihn daaihlàu (I like that jacket).


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ge-la, néih haih wah bìnjúng yínchēut ngaihseuht sìn?
Hùhng: Wákehk lō! Jànhaih gauwài6 gauwài
Adverb + adjective, literally means sufficiently outstanding/impressive, but actually used as an intensifier, super.
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ga. Yáuh yātchēut wákehk giujouh WWW.com, yáuh jùngmàhn tùhng yìngmàhn léuhng go báanbún, yìhché yauh yáuh m̀htùhngge jùngmàhn chèuhng tùhngmàaih yìngmàhn chèuhng ge yínchēut tìm.
Pùn: Dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng dòu móuh māt heikehksing7 heikehksing
Noun + adjective, having the quality, characteristic of the noun, thus making it more abstract.
e.g.: hóhàhngsing(able + carryout) - feasibility
sànsūksing(stretch+contract) - flexibility
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gé. Dím hóyíh
séuhng móuhtòih ga? Gam bàbai ge-mē?
Hùhng: Nīgo kehkméng juhng hóu hínngáahn tìm, m̀hyuhng dihnnóuh ge yàhn dòu jìdouh kéuih haih hóu làuhhàhng ge-lā. Kéuihgo loihyùhng kèihsaht jauh haih wah dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng deui yihnsìh goyàhn, ngoichìhng tùhng séhwúi gàtìhng ge yínghéung.
Pùn: Gám néih jīk haih wah sóyáuh yàhnleuih dòu yáuh ge gìngyihm lā.
Hùhng: Sóyíh go yìngmàhn báanbún séuhngyín jìhauh ngoihgwok
kehkpìhnggà jīkhāak daaih jaan yàt fàan tīm-wo.
Pùn: Gám yínyùhn ge yìngmàhn tùhng yíngeih jànhaih gam dougà ge-mē?
Hùhng: Dòngyìhn là! Kéuihdeih juhng dahkdàng chéng jó Gànàhdaaih tùhng Méihgwok gó dì yínngaih gumahn heui gaau yínyùhn gó dì faatyàm8 faatyàm
to emit sounds, to pronounce
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a, yúhdiuh9 yúhdiuh
melody of language - intonation
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a tùhng móuhtòih duhngjok tìm-wo.
Pùn: Haih bo. Faatyàm jauhsyun géi hóu, yúhdiuh m̀hngàam ge-wá, hái móuhtòihseuhng jauh wúih hóu yih louh-chēut máh-geuk ge-la.
Hùhng: Duhngjok dòuhaih jē. Kéuih jīkhaih sàntái yúhyìhn, sóyíh tùhng yúhdiuh
yātyeuhng dòuhaih màhnfa ge bíuyín fòngsīk, sèuiyiu dahkbiht fanlihn ga!
Pùn: Wa. Hái JùngGwok yín yìngmàhn wákehk gam sìhnggùng, gám jīkhaih wah chèuihjó ngoihgwok gùnjung jìngoih, JùngGwok gùnjung ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng dòu yiu10 yiu
yiu + Verb1 + sìnji + Verb2 - this is a clause connector: one must do something first before something else would happen.
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yáuh fàan gam seuhnghá11 gam seuhnghá
such + more-or-less - near standard
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sìnji dāk ga!
Hùhng: Haih a. Yìhgà hái JùngGwok yáuh m̀h síu yàhn ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng jàn haih hóu gihng ga!
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  1. yínchēut

    Performance, performing.
    Yínchēut is derived from Yín (perform) + chēut (out).
    Verb + resultative complement.
    e.g.: tái + chēut : see through, discover. Ngóh táichēut kéuih m̀hhaih go hóu yàhn(I discovered he is not a good person).
    yìhng + chēut : recognize. Ngóh yìhngchēut néihge sìngyàm(I recognized your voice).

  2. dahtpo

    Verb - sudden + break: breakthrough

  3. gìngjai

    Noun. This is one of the common vocabulary used throughout East Asia.

  4. jātleuhng

    Noun. quality + quantity

  5. gàn séuhng-heui

    Verb + directional complement, very productive. It means "successfully follow suit" here.
    e.g. háauséuhng - successfully pass examination for a school, a professional board etc.
    háauséuhng daaihhohk (accepted by university)
    háauséuhng yì hohk yúhn (pass the medical school examination)
    táiseúhng - have an eye for (a person, a beautiful thing)
    e.g. Kéuih táiseúhngjó ngóhge tùhnghohk (He likes my classmate)
    Ngóh táiseúhngjó gógihn daaihlàu (I like that jacket).


  6. gauwài

    Adverb + adjective, literally means sufficiently outstanding/impressive, but actually used as an intensifier, super.

  7. heikehksing

    Noun + adjective, having the quality, characteristic of the noun, thus making it more abstract.
    e.g.: hóhàhngsing(able + carryout) - feasibility
    sànsūksing(stretch+contract) - flexibility

  8. faatyàm

    to emit sounds, to pronounce

  9. yúhdiuh

    melody of language - intonation

  10. yiu

    yiu + Verb1 + sìnji + Verb2 - this is a clause connector: one must do something first before something else would happen.

  11. gam seuhnghá

    such + more-or-less - near standard

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Pun: Wai! Hóunoih móuh yàtchàih tái hei lo-wo.
Hùhng: Haih a. léuhng nìhn jùnggwok yínchēut ngaihseuht hóu yáuh dahtpo ga.
Pùn: Gáng haih , gìngjai faatjín hóu, sàngwuht jātleuhng jauh wúih gàn séuhng-heui ge-la, néih haih wah bìnjúng yínchēut ngaihseuht sìn?
Hùhng: Wákehk ! Jànhaih gauwài ga. Yáuh yātchēut wákehk giujouh WWW.com, yáuh jùngmàhn tùhng yìngmàhn léuhng go báanbún, yìhché yauh yáuh m̀htùhngge jùngmàhn chèuhng tùhngmàaih yìngmàhn chèuhng ge yínchēut tìm.
Pùn: Dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng dòu móuh māt heikehksing . Dím hóyíh
séuhng móuhtòih ga? Gam bàbai ge-mē?
Hùhng: Nīgo kehkméng juhng hóu hínngáahn tìm, m̀hyuhng dihnnóuh ge yàhn dòu jìdouh kéuih haih hóu làuhhàhng ge-lā. Kéuihgo loihyùhng kèihsaht jauh haih wah dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng deui yihnsìh goyàhn, ngoichìhng tùhng séhwúi gàtìhng ge yínghéung.
Pùn: Gám néih jīk haih wah sóyáuh yàhnleuih dòu yáuh ge gìngyihm .
Hùhng: Sóyíh go yìngmàhn báanbún séuhngyín jìhauh ngoihgwok
kehkpìhnggà jīkhāak daaih jaan yàt fàan tīm-wo.
Pùn: Gám yínyùhn ge yìngmàhn tùhng yíngeih jànhaih gam dougà ge-mē?
Hùhng: Dòngyìhn ! Kéuihdeih juhng dahkdàng chéng Gànàhdaaih tùhng Méihgwok yínngaih gumahn heui gaau yínyùhn faatyàm a, yúhdiuh a tùhng móuhtòih duhngjok tìm-wo.
Pùn: Haih bo. Faatyàm jauhsyun géi hóu, yúhdiuh m̀hngàam ge-wá, hái móuhtòihseuhng jauh wúih hóu yih louh-chēut máh-geuk ge-la.
Hùhng: Duhngjok dòuhaih . Kéuih jīkhaih sàntái yúhyìhn, sóyíh tùhng yúhdiuh
yātyeuhng dòuhaih màhnfa ge bíuyín fòngsīk, sèuiyiu dahkbiht fanlihn ga!
Pùn: Wa. Hái JùngGwok yín yìngmàhn wákehk gam sìhnggùng, gám jīkhaih wah chèuihjó ngoihgwok gùnjung jìngoih, JùngGwok gùnjung ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng dòu yiu yáuh fàan gam seuhnghá sìnji dāk ga!
Hùhng: Haih a. Yìhgà hái JùngGwok yáuh m̀h síu yàhn ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng jàn haih hóu gihng ga!
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Pun: Wai! Hóunoih móuh yàtchàih tái hei lo-wo.
Hùhng: Haih a. Nī léuhng nìhn jùnggwok dī yínchēut ngaihseuht hóu yáuh dahtpo ga.
Pùn: Gáng haih lā, gìngjai faatjín hóu, sàngwuht jātleuhng jauh wúih gàn séuhng-heui ge-la, néih haih wah bìnjúng yínchēut ngaihseuht sìn?
Hùhng: Wákehk lō! Jànhaih gauwài ga. Yáuh yātchēut wákehk giujouh WWW.com, yáuh jùngmàhn tùhng yìngmàhn léuhng go báanbún, yìhché yauh yáuh m̀htùhngge jùngmàhn chèuhng tùhngmàaih yìngmàhn chèuhng ge yínchēut tìm.
Pùn: Dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng dòu móuh māt heikehksing gé. Dím hóyíh séuhng móuhtòih ga? Gam bàbai ge-mē?
Hùhng: Nīgo kehkméng juhng hóu hínngáahn tìm, m̀hyuhng dihnnóuh ge yàhn dòu jìdouh kéuih haih hóu làuhhàhng ge-lā. Kéuihgo loihyùhng kèihsaht jauh haih wah dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng deui yihnsìh goyàhn, ngoichìhng tùhng séhwúi gàtìhng ge yínghéung.
Pùn: Gám néih jīk haih wah sóyáuh yàhnleuih dòu yáuh ge gìngyihm lā.
Hùhng: Sóyíh go yìngmàhn báanbún séuhngyín jìhauh ngoihgwok kehkpìhnggà jīkhāak daaih jaan yàt fàan tīm-wo.
Pùn: Gám yínyùhn ge yìngmàhn tùhng yíngeih jànhaih gam dougà ge-mē?
Hùhng: Dòngyìhn là! Kéuihdeih juhng dahkdàng chéng jó Gànàhdaaih tùhng Méihgwok gó dì yínngaih gumahn heui gaau yínyùhn gó dì faatyàm a, yúhdiuh a tùhng móuhtòih duhngjok tìm-wo.
Pùn: Haih bo. Faatyàm jauhsyun géi hóu, yúhdiuh m̀hngàam ge-wá, hái móuhtòihseuhng jauh wúih hóu yih louh-chēut máh-geuk ge-la.
Hùhng: Duhngjok dòuhaih jē. Kéuih jīkhaih sàntái yúhyìhn, sóyíh tùhng yúhdiuh yātyeuhng dòuhaih màhnfa ge bíuyín fòngsīk, sèuiyiu dahkbiht fanlihn ga!
Pùn: Wa. Hái JùngGwok yín yìngmàhn wákehk gam sìhnggùng, gám jīkhaih wah chèuihjó ngoihgwok gùnjung jìngoih, JùngGwok gùnjung ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng dòu yiu yáuh fàan gam seuhnghá sìnji dāk ga!
Hùhng: Haih a. Yìhgà hái JùngGwok yáuh m̀h síu yàhn ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng jàn haih hóu gihng ga!
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Pun: Wai! Hóunoih móuh yàtchàih tái hei lo-wo.
Hùhng: Haih a. léuhng nìhn jùnggwok yínchēut ngaihseuht hóu yáuh dahtpo ga.
Pùn: Gáng haih , gìngjai faatjín hóu, sàngwuht jātleuhng jauh wúih gàn séuhng-heui ge-la, néih haih wah bìnjúng yínchēut ngaihseuht sìn?
Hùhng: Wákehk ! Jànhaih gauwài ga. Yáuh yātchēut wákehk giujouh WWW.com, yáuh jùngmàhn tùhng yìngmàhn léuhng go báanbún, yìhché yauh yáuh m̀htùhngge jùngmàhn chèuhng tùhngmàaih yìngmàhn chèuhng ge yínchēut tìm.
Pùn: Dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng dòu móuh māt heikehksing . Dím hóyíh
séuhng móuhtòih ga? Gam bàbai ge-mē?
Hùhng: Nīgo kehkméng juhng hóu hínngáahn tìm, m̀hyuhng dihnnóuh ge yàhn dòu jìdouh kéuih haih hóu làuhhàhng ge-lā. Kéuihgo loihyùhng kèihsaht jauh haih wah dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng deui yihnsìh goyàhn, ngoichìhng tùhng séhwúi gàtìhng ge yínghéung.
Pùn: Gám néih jīk haih wah sóyáuh yàhnleuih dòu yáuh ge gìngyihm .
Hùhng: Sóyíh go yìngmàhn báanbún séuhngyín jìhauh ngoihgwok
kehkpìhnggà jīkhāak daaih jaan yàt fàan tīm-wo.
Pùn: Gám yínyùhn ge yìngmàhn tùhng yíngeih jànhaih gam dougà ge-mē?
Hùhng: Dòngyìhn ! Kéuihdeih juhng dahkdàng chéng Gànàhdaaih tùhng Méihgwok yínngaih gumahn heui gaau yínyùhn faatyàm a, yúhdiuh a tùhng móuhtòih duhngjok tìm-wo.
Pùn: Haih bo. Faatyàm jauhsyun géi hóu, yúhdiuh m̀hngàam ge-wá, hái móuhtòihseuhng jauh wúih hóu yih louh-chēut máh-geuk ge-la.
Hùhng: Duhngjok dòuhaih . Kéuih jīkhaih sàntái yúhyìhn, sóyíh tùhng yúhdiuh
yātyeuhng dòuhaih màhnfa ge bíuyín fòngsīk, sèuiyiu dahkbiht fanlihn ga!
Pùn: Wa. Hái JùngGwok yín yìngmàhn wákehk gam sìhnggùng, gám jīkhaih wah chèuihjó ngoihgwok gùnjung jìngoih, JùngGwok gùnjung ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng dòu yiu yáuh fàan gam seuhnghá sìnji dāk ga!
Hùhng: Haih a. Yìhgà hái JùngGwok yáuh m̀h síu yàhn ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng jàn haih hóu gihng ga!
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Pun: Wai! Hóunoih móuh yàtchàih tái hei lo-wo.
Hùhng: Haih a. Nī léuhng nìhn jùnggwok dī yínchēut ngaihseuht hóu yáuh dahtpo ga.
Pùn: Gáng haih lā, gìngjai faatjín hóu, sàngwuht jātleuhng jauh wúih gàn séuhng-heui ge-la, néih haih wah bìnjúng yínchēut ngaihseuht sìn?
Hùhng: Wákehk lō! Jànhaih gauwài ga. Yáuh yātchēut wákehk giujouh WWW.com, yáuh jùngmàhn tùhng yìngmàhn léuhng go báanbún, yìhché yauh yáuh m̀htùhngge jùngmàhn chèuhng tùhngmàaih yìngmàhn chèuhng ge yínchēut tìm.
Pùn: Dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng dòu móuh māt heikehksing gé. Dím hóyíh séuhng móuhtòih ga? Gam bàbai ge-mē?
Hùhng: Nīgo kehkméng juhng hóu hínngáahn tìm, m̀hyuhng dihnnóuh ge yàhn dòu jìdouh kéuih haih hóu làuhhàhng ge-lā. Kéuihgo loihyùhng kèihsaht jauh haih wah dihnnóuh lyùhnmóhng deui yihnsìh goyàhn, ngoichìhng tùhng séhwúi gàtìhng ge yínghéung.
Pùn: Gám néih jīk haih wah sóyáuh yàhnleuih dòu yáuh ge gìngyihm lā.
Hùhng: Sóyíh go yìngmàhn báanbún séuhngyín jìhauh ngoihgwok kehkpìhnggà jīkhāak daaih jaan yàt fàan tīm-wo.
Pùn: Gám yínyùhn ge yìngmàhn tùhng yíngeih jànhaih gam dougà ge-mē?
Hùhng: Dòngyìhn là! Kéuihdeih juhng dahkdàng chéng jó Gànàhdaaih tùhng Méihgwok gó dì yínngaih gumahn heui gaau yínyùhn gó dì faatyàm a, yúhdiuh a tùhng móuhtòih duhngjok tìm-wo.
Pùn: Haih bo. Faatyàm jauhsyun géi hóu, yúhdiuh m̀hngàam ge-wá, hái móuhtòihseuhng jauh wúih hóu yih louh-chēut máh-geuk ge-la.
Hùhng: Duhngjok dòuhaih jē. Kéuih jīkhaih sàntái yúhyìhn, sóyíh tùhng yúhdiuh yātyeuhng dòuhaih màhnfa ge bíuyín fòngsīk, sèuiyiu dahkbiht fanlihn ga!
Pùn: Wa. Hái JùngGwok yín yìngmàhn wákehk gam sìhnggùng, gám jīkhaih wah chèuihjó ngoihgwok gùnjung jìngoih, JùngGwok gùnjung ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng dòu yiu yáuh fàan gam seuhnghá sìnji dāk ga!
Hùhng: Haih a. Yìhgà hái JùngGwok yáuh m̀h síu yàhn ge yìngmàhn séuipìhng jàn haih hóu gihng ga!
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