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Postby duaaagiii » Fri Mar 09, 2007 10:04 am

I am confused about a phrase

hāo 掉 (in Mandarin)

which I believe is used to describe food that is not fresh or has gone stale. I have no idea where I picked it up from. Any ideas? Thanks.

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Postby xinxu » Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:03 pm

The pinyin of the character is diao4. It means: to drop, to fall, to fade, to lose.

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Postby Tom Higgins » Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:23 am

The phrase could be 齁掉。
齁's definition is here:

掉 merely marks the status of completion.
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Postby deng » Thu Dec 13, 2007 4:59 am

正确的答案:馊掉 , 食物腐烂发酸。

"馊掉" pinyin:sou1diao4.
used to describe food that is not fresh or has gone stale

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Postby CHINA_wang » Thu Dec 13, 2007 6:30 am

馊了 或者馊掉了
HAO掉的意思是拔掉 BA掉 拔掉!!

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