唉呀 (ai ya): meaning, pronunciation, examples, strokes

By | October 19, 2017

1. What does 唉呀 mean in Chinese?

唉呀 (also known as 哎呀; Chinese PinYin: āi ya) means oh, oh no, right, in Chinese, it is an interjection used to express surprise, disappointment, disagreement, satire, etc. Some frequently-used phrases include: 唉呀妈呀 (oh, my gosh!), 唉呀我的天 (oh, my god!).

Literally: 唉(alas) + 呀(ah)

2. How to pronounce 唉呀 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [āi ya]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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Audio source: created by Baidu Voice

3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 唉呀

Synonyms: 哎呀, 哎哟,

Antonyms: N/A

4. What are the fixed expression, collocations and idioms that contains 唉呀

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocations: 唉呀妈呀 (oh, my gosh!), 唉呀我的天 (oh, my god!)

Idioms: N/A

5. How to use 唉呀 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 唉呀.

5.1 唉呀!我也听说了

Translation: Oh! I heard that as well.

5.2 唉呀~好不好意思啊.

Translation: Oh no, I am so sorry.

5.3 唉呀~我忘记换尿布了.

Translation: Shit, I forgot to change diapers.

5.4 唉呀!我多么喜欢平静的生活!

Translation: Oh, I love the peaceful life so much!

5.5 唉呀,谁能料想她真跳呢?

Translation: Well, no body believed that she will really jump.

5.6 唉呀,哪里的话,我们是一家人

Translation: Hey, you are welcome, we are family.

5.7 唉呀,还是赶紧来看今天的新闻早点了解详细内容吧。

Translation: Oh, let’s check today’s news and get to know the details.

5.8 唉呀, 这样处理这个复杂的问题就可以变得很简单了!

Translation: Oh, this is how the complicated problem can be made very simple!

6. Stroke Order

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