Mitch Blimes
Learn how to say "Button a Button" & "Unbutton a button" in Canto/Mandarin

Ever been trying to button up your shirt and wonder “how in the world would I say this in Chinese”? I know I have. I decided to seek out an answer to my puzzlement. Luckily for me, I know some very helpful and kind Chinese people.

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Below are how to say “button a button” & “unbutton a button” in both Mandarin and Cantonese, as well as their breakdown.

Chinese Cantonese

釦釦子:  『扣鈕』<em style="box-sizing: inherit;">或者</em>『”MOK”鈕』

解釦子: 解開粒鈕

Chinese Mandarin

Button a button
Kòu kòuzi

釦釦子 (T)

扣扣子 (S)

Unbutton a button

Jiě kòuzi

解釦子 (T)

解扣子 (S)

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Feb 3, 2016 6:48 AM
Comments · 1


button a button : 扣(埋)紐  (bu//紐 或 bu埋紐 多數用於口語上的表達)

unbotton a button : 解(開)紐 or (也可以用 bu開紐 表示,同 多數用於口語上的表達)


I hope I can help you  :-)

February 5, 2016