Thursday, May 18, 2006

Mi

MI adj. "crushed", expired
PANG-TALAI (thai)

This is a common Hokkien phrase. Mi means crushed as in "crushed dream", "crushed hopes" or expired, as in expired food items.

Hokkien-speaking people uses the word mi very liberally. Especially after the event on Monday!


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1 Comments:

Anonymous Hijackqueen said...

When we play jiab yi diam (21) during CNY, the word Mi is very sui wan!!!

May 18, 2006 4:11 PM  

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