"paau laau"?

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matt

"paau laau"?

Post by matt » Mon Sep 29, 2003 3:26 pm

i was wondering if anyone had a definition for the word 'paau laau' which in mandarin would sound something like "pao lao" i don't know if there's any hanzi? help!! thanks :)

-matt
Dylan Sung

Re: "paau laau"?

Post by Dylan Sung » Mon Sep 29, 2003 6:43 pm

Sounds like "to toss over the anchor".

Dyl.
Terence

Re: "paau laau"?

Post by Terence » Tue Sep 30, 2003 4:58 pm

拋錨 paau1 laau4 for cars means break down, but putonghua should be pao mao
pukkai

Re: "paau laau"?

Post by pukkai » Fri Oct 17, 2003 8:24 am

I think another word that is 泡妞. meaning 溝女 in cantonese.Terence wrote:
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