Does Baba mean dad in Chinese?
The term was also adopted in Malaysia as an honorific of respect to address Chinese people born in British Straits Settlement. Baba is also the familiar word for “father” in many languages (see mama and papa); in India it has even been adapted to address male children.
How do you say dad in Cantonese?
1- 我係你爸爸 Meaning: I am your father.
What do Japanese call their parents?
Currently, more than 60 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 45 call their parents “ Otosan (father) ” and “Okasan (mother),” while 32 percent go with “Papa” and “Mama.”
Why do we say Papa?
(The English word “papa” is said to come from ancient Greek “pápas” via French in the 17th century.) (“Yé,” the word mostly used for father then, remains in use today to refer to paternal grandfather.) Most linguistic experts think “Yé” derives from southern Chinese dialects.
What does Baba mean in a relationship?
A term of endearment (generally used in India and Srilanka) Let’s go out baba.
What is ni hao ma answer?
But how you respond people when they say to you “Ni hao ma?” (how are you?); It is pretty easy, just say ” Wo Hen Hao” (I am very good), Wo = I, Hen = Very, Hao = Good.
How do you say hi?
There are many other options, but here are six of the most common formal ways to say “hello”:
- “Good morning.”
- “Good afternoon.”
- “Good evening.”
- “It’s nice to meet you.”
- “It’s a pleasure to meet you.” (These last two only work when you are meeting someone for the first time.)
What is Jie Jie?
Jiejie is your elder sister.
What is Big Brother in Cantonese?
(Cantonese) elder brother; big brother.