10:13 Feb 2, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: friend
relation between any two presons

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Timothy Murton
naPeng (2) yo (3)
Tiffany Weiland (X)



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Peng (2) yo (3)

good relationship between two people

Tiffany Weiland (X)
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1 day 19 hrs

This is the characters for the word "Pengyou", which means friend. It can appear with degree words in front of it "Hao Pengyou" for good friend for instance.

In terms of slang, however, people in Beijing use the term 'Gemenr', which literally translates as "iron buddy". This is more common among "mates".

Timothy Murton
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