「乜嘢」

Entry #1
Pronunciation: mat1 je5
Individual
Character Meaning:
what
thing; matter; stuff
Part of Speech: pronoun
Explanation:
  • what; interrogative pronoun used to enquire about something unclear
    (Cant.) nei5zou6gan2mat1je5aa3
    (Eng.) What are you doing?
    (Cant.) mat1je5hai6tung1fo3paang4zoeng3aa3
    (Eng.) What is inflation?

  • what; what kind of; interrogative pronoun used as a modifier to request more detailed information about the specific thing that is modified
    (Cant.) ni1bun2hai6mat1je5syu1lai4gaa3
    (Eng.) What book is this?

  • used as a gap-filler or placeholder when one cannot find the right word or when one wants to avoid mentioning something
    (Cant.) go2go3mat1je5aa3haa6ci3ling1bei2ngo5aa1
    (Eng.) That thing, whatever it's called... can you bring it to me next time?

  • whatever; usually followed by dou1
    (Cant.) nei5jiu3mat1je5ngo5dou1wui5bei2nei5
    (Eng.) I will give you whatever you ask for.

  • used to form rhetorical questions so as to express disapproval, dismay, or astonishment
    (Cant.) ni1di1mat1je5jing1man2lai4gaa3
    (Eng.) What kind of English is this! (i.e. It is so poorly written. How could you call this English?)

Synonym: Synonym: 咩嘢
See also: 乜料 點樣 咩嘢 隨得 凡事 橫九掂十 任何 乜料 乜鬼 人哋 佢哋 係咪 呢啲 咁樣 嘅嘢 邊個 點樣 (部份類近詞彙取自ToastyNews數據分析)
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