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What does the slang in Taiwanese mean, "You are so motorbike" and why does it mean that?

Do you also know some fun slang that young people in Taiwan use

For learning: Chinese (Taiwanese)
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Ha, good question!
    'You are so motorbike (你很機車)' means 'You are so naughty / mean / etc.'

    Long time ago, I did do some research about the origin out of curiosity. Supposing the information is correct, it is originally referring to 雞巴 (pronounced: ji ba) which means 'cock / penis' yet being said 機車 (pronounced: ji che) to sound less gross. It's like in English, shoot for shit, for the same reason.

    It's very very very very common among close friends--it never makes you feel offended when being said to by your close friends and vice versa.

    PS What I just wrote here does not represent me. I am just here trying to be of little help ;-)

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