how do you use the word "fan wai"

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Rik

how do you use the word "fan wai"

Post by Rik » Sat Aug 16, 2003 3:43 am

How does one use the word "fan wai" like in a sentence. I hear people saying "fan wai," as if it's like a preposition or conjunction or something. Give me some examples of different usages of "fan wai" if anyone can. Thank you.
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Re: how do you use the word "fan wai"

Post by ??? » Sat Aug 16, 2003 6:15 am

反胃?
發圍?
範圍?
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Re: how do you use the word "fan wai"

Post by ??? » Sat Aug 16, 2003 6:16 am

反胃?
發圍?
範圍?
but none of the above is a preposition or conjunction bor!!!

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kelly

Re: how do you use the word "fan wai"

Post by kelly » Sat Aug 16, 2003 10:35 am

Then what do these "faan wai" mean?
Terence

Re: how do you use the word "fan wai"

Post by Terence » Tue Aug 19, 2003 1:31 pm

faan2 wai4 反為. on the contrary, whereas
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