Hokkien - 8 Commonly Used Hokkien Idioms





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Speak Hokkien Series 1043

An idiom is defined as:
A manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

Here is another Hokkien installment of idioms.

1. indecisive - sam3 sim1 liong1 ee3

2. impasse - say3 put1 liong3 lip1

3. can differentiate right and wrong - si3 hooi1 eh3 hiao1 hooi1

4. high handed crooked ways - put1 teik3 chiu1 tuah3

5. agreed - it1 gian2 ooi3 teng3

6. consummate a marriage - tong3 pang2 wah3 chiok1 iah3

7. can't go against heaven's will - tian3 ee2 put1 khoh1 ooi2

8.  marital future happiness - chiong3 sim1 tai3 su3

Please follow this video lesson with the script above:

23 comments:

Ah Chuah said...

Buey bai.

Bee Kim said...

Swee ah!

Sandy said...

Love it.

Eng Seng said...

Good lessons.

John Cutford said...

Priceless.

Chin Chin said...

Like it so much like morning dew.

Loga said...

Like your Hokkien.

Boon Leong said...

When is the next lesson?

Tai Khong said...

Bit by bit, I am progressing.

siew pheng said...

grandma very happy I learn.

Mr. Lee said...

Don't stop. I speak Hokkien better.

Minnan student said...

can u publish an ebook?

sioh hu said...

wa chin chiah kah yi li eh hokkien.

nihongo girl said...

toh siah li

semarang boy said...

terima kasih ya

Khoon, medan said...

kam sia lu

roger, taiwan said...

oo kao chann

hokkien people join hands said...

boh li boh wa.

siao lien lang said...

grateful to u

kwantung yan said...

chan hai hoh

hygiene girl said...

clean lessons, not vulgarity. thks

William, Holland said...

continue, we like SHW

Sabri said...

Sangat suka hokkien