单身狗 (dan shen gou): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | February 24, 2018

单身狗 (Chinese PinYin: [dān shēn gǒu]; traditional Chinese: 單身狗) may mean: (1) noun. Single dog (=single person); (2) noun. someone who is not involved in any type of serious romantic relationship, including long-term dating, engagement, marriage, or someone who is ‘single by choice’; (3) noun. damn single. Literally: 单身 (single) + 狗 (dog). Originally internet slang, “Single Dog” is now often used to refer to single, unmarried people in China in a humorous and self-deprecating way.

1. How to pronounce 单身狗?

Chinese Pinyin: [dān shēn gǒu]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 单身狗

Synonyms:光棍, 单身人士, 单身者,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 单身狗

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 一个单身狗 (a single dog), 单身狗表情包 (emoji package of single dog), 单身狗派对 (The Bachelor Party)

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 单身狗 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 单身狗.

4.1 出自互联网俚语,在中国“单身狗”现在经常用来指单身的未婚人士。

Translation: Originally internet slang, “Single Dog” is now often used to refer to single, unmarried people in China.

4.2 我是单身狗

Translation: I am a single dog.

4.3 在中国文化里, 称某人为“狗”是带有侮辱性质的。 但作为一个流行的文化用语, 单身狗被单身人士用来自嘲

Translation: Now, calling someone a “dog” is an insult in Chinese culture. But “single dog” as a popular meme has been in vogue mainly as a self-deprecating term for this group.

4.4 你是单身狗吗?

Translation: Are you a single dog?

4.5 单身狗的情人节并不一定是糟糕透顶的哦!

Translation: Being single dogs on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to suck.

4.6 你的朋友都结婚了,你却还是单身狗。

Translation: All of your friends are married, but you are still a single dog.

4.7 大多数单身狗都认为他们还没有遇到自己的梦中情人。

Translation: Most singles think they have not encountered their ideal partner yet.

4.8 单身狗在词义上有自贬和自嘲的意味,带有诙谐的网络用语色彩。

Translation: Single dog is an internet slang that contains a sense of self-deprecation and humor.

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