Hokkien - 8 Opposite Expressions




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Life and death are the ‘Two sides of the same coin’. Life is a controversy at various points of time. Sometimes, what you think is not what happens in real life! Isn't this worrisome?

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The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer. ~Edward R. Murrow

Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day. ~Polish Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. ~Ludwig Börne

Speak Hokkien Series 1046

Here are some useful Hokkien words and their opposites.
At times, you may like to use it but cannot think of it. Is it not a problem for English educated Hokkiens?
 

1. Optimistic – lǒk kuān; Pessimistic - pǐ kuān

2. Legal - chèng tōng; Illegal - hweě huǎt

3. Fall - phàh tòh; Rise again - huān sīn

4. Gentle - oǒn liú; Rough - chǒr lòr

5. Bride - sǐn niú, sǐn niao; Bridegroom - sǐn lóng, kiāh sǎi

6. Need - oǒ sǔ iǎo; No need - bǒh hǐ hàn

7. Innocent - siěn lióng; Cunning – khan3 kiao4

8. Familiar - siěk sǎi; Unfamiliar - sěh hoǒn


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19 comments:

Tua Tao said...

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Bee Cheng said...

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Kaki lang said...

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sukiyaki said...

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boris said...

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norman lee said...

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andrew, australia said...

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wilson teoh said...

proud to speak my mother tongue again.

narindass said...

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ah hua said...

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