Internet Slang

粑粑 [bǎ bá] and 麻麻 [mǎ má]

粑粑 [bǎ bá] n. Poo. Dad. This Internet slang term means “dad”. It mimics the Taiwanese Mandarin accent.

麻麻 [mǎ má] n. Sackcloth. Mom. This Internet slang term means “mom”. It mimics the Taiwanese Mandarin accent.

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Internet Slang

杏紅 [xìng hóng]

杏紅 [xìng hóng] n. Apricot pink, yellowish pink. This Internet slang term is an affectionate nickname for Ashin or Chen Hsin-hung or Chen Xinhong, the vocalist of the Taiwanese band Mayday. The nickname and his Chinese first name are semi-homophones.

Internet Slang

咆哮教主 [páo xiào jiào zhǔ] and 咆哮体 [páo xiào tǐ]

咆哮教主 [páo xiào jiào zhǔ] n. Roaring hierarch. This Internet slang term is a nickname for Taiwanese actor Steve Ma because of his hysterical acting style at the early stages of his career.

咆哮体 [páo xiào tǐ] n. Roaring style. This Internet slang term refers to an Internet writing style which is replete with exclamation marks and expressions like 有木有 [yǒu mù yǒu] “Correct?” to strongly express one’s thought.

Internet Slang

男票 [nán piào] 女票 [nǚ piào] & 票圈 [piào quān]

男票 [nán piào] n. Male+ticket. Boyfriend. 票 [piào] mimics the Taiwanese Mandarin accent and is short for 朋友 [péng yǒu] “friend(s).”

女票 [nǚ piào] n. Female+ticket. Girlfriend. 票 [piào] mimics the Taiwanese Mandarin accent and is short for 朋友 [péng yǒu] “friend(s).”

票圈 [piào quān] n. Ticket+circle. 1) Friends. 2) [WeChat] Moments, the WeChat news feeds which demonstrate what your friends are up to lately. 票 [piào] mimics the Taiwanese  Mandarin accent and is short for 朋友 [péng yǒu] “friend(s).”