vocab words

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matt

vocab words

Postby matt » Wed Aug 20, 2003 6:49 pm

There was a vocab word that meant something like "stubby, short" fingers that was something like "faan zaam tao" or something. Anyone heard of it? Hanzi?

There was another word for Japanese want to be or something "gaa tao/tou" - any one heard of that? Hanzi?

Terence

Re: vocab words

Postby Terence » Wed Sep 10, 2003 11:47 am

faan6 caan2 tau4 飯鏟頭, means rice scoop head mostly another name for cobra, stubby fingers could look like a rice scoop?

gaa4 tau4架頭or gaa4 zai2架仔, the way Cantonese dispicably call Japanese


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