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02:41 Mar 29, 2007
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Slang / Taiwanese Hokkien dialect youth, college and street slang
English term or phrase: tomboy
Hello. I'm interested in and am doing research on Taiwanese Hokkien youth, street and college slang. What Taiwanese Hokkien slangs for "tomboy"-"girl that likes to do "guy" things"-like climb trees, ride motorcycles, drink and smoke, etc. -besides 查甫體 and "T". Please let me know, and please list as many Taiwanese Hokkien slangs for "girl that likes to do "guy" things" as possible. Thank you. :D
xxxMavericker
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5 -1男人婆ad2284


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男人婆


Explanation:
the top one from the google search of "tomboy + 男人婆" yields another thread from this forum: http://www.proz.com/kudoz/433776 -- funny, huh...

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Note added at 1 day14 hrs (2007-03-30 16:52:49 GMT)
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Sorry, I forgot it is for "hokkien". Other than the one you put, I couldn't recall anything else.. 男人婆 is mainly used for taiwanese mandarin, but definitely not "lesbian"

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Note added at 5 days (2007-04-03 20:44:30 GMT)
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No, "jia xiaozi" is not a Taiwanese Hokkien term, not even in Taiwan

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disagree  Wile Wang: 男人婆 is quite a Cantonese word
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Mar 29, 2007 - Changes made by Jianjun Zhang:
Term askedTawianese Hokkien \"tomboy\" » tomboy


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