「水泡 / 水抱」

Entry #1
Character、
Pronunciation:
  • 水泡 seoi2 pou5
  • 水抱 seoi2 pou5
Individual
Character Meaning:
water; soup; beverage; liquids in general; body of water
bubble; blister; courage; guts; to soak; bulb
Part of Speech: noun
Explanation:
  • swim ring; swim tube; water donut; life buoy (measure word: 個 / 隻)
    (Cant.) keoi5m4sik1jau4seoi2gaa3bei2go3seoi2pou5keoi5laa1
    (Eng.) He doesn't know how to swim. Give him a swim ring.

  • figuratively, substitute; alternative; backup; also used to describe a partner treated as a temporary substitute after a break-up (measure word: 個)
    (Cant.) keoi5bei2neoi5pang4jau5fei1zo2mou5noi1zau6tung4nei5paak3toi1baai2ming4wan2nei5zou6seoi2pou5laa1
    (Eng.) He got dumped and started seeing you soon after. He's clearly treating you as a mere backup.
    (Cant.) kei4sat6ngo5m4zung1ji3din6nou5gaa3ngo5dong3ni1fo1hai6seoi2pou5zaa3
    (Eng.) Actually I don't like computers. I'm just thinking of it as an easy alternative!

See also: 水泡科 救生圈 冷泡 尾水 水性楊花 水族箱 水獺 水腳 水鴨 玻璃水 鋼水 鼻涕蟲 (部份類近詞彙取自ToastyNews數據分析)
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「水泡」

Entry #2
Pronunciation: seoi2 pok1
Individual
Character Meaning:
water; soup; beverage; liquids in general; body of water
bubble; blister; courage; guts; to soak; bulb
Part of Speech: noun
Explanation:
blister (measure word: 個 / 粒)
(Cant.) zoek3can1san1haai4ngo5dou1wui5hei2seoi2pok1gaa3
(Eng.) New shoes always give me blisters.
See also: 起泡 泡 冷泡 尾水 水性楊花 水族箱 水獺 水腳 水鴨 玻璃水 鋼水 鼻涕蟲 (部份類近詞彙取自ToastyNews數據分析)
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