Chinese Traditional: 還是
Chinese Simplified: 还是
Pinyin: hai2 shi4
Zhuyin: ㄏㄞˊ ㄕˋ
English Meaning: 1. or 2. still 3. had better
German Meaning: oder
Spanish Meaning: o

Example Sentences:

你要茶, 還是咖啡?
你要茶, 还是咖啡?
ni3 yao4 cha2, hai2 shi4 ka1 fei1?
Do you want tea or coffee?
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ni3 shi4 zi4 ji3 kai1 che1 hai2 shi4 da1 da4 zhong4 jiao1 tong1 gong1 ju4?
Are you travelling by car or using public transport?
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jiang1 hai2 shi4 lao3 de5 la4.
The older the ginger, the spicier it gets. (The older, the wiser)
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qing3 wen4 nin2 yao4 shua1 ka3 hai2 shi4 fu4 xian4?
Would you like to pay by credit card or cash?
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ni3 xi3 huan1 hun1 shi2 hai2 shi4 su4 shi2?
Do you like meat or vegetable dishes?
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nin2 dao4 tai2 wan1 lai2 qia4 gong1 hai2 shi4 guan1 guang1?
Are you visiting Taiwan on business or pleasure?
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huan1 ying2 guang1 lin2, qing3 wen4 nei4 yong4 hai2 shi4 wai4 dai4.
Welcome, would you like to eat in or takeaway?
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Related Words:



1. also, still, yet 2. more 3. fairly

Here: also, still, yet, even more, fairly

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1. yes 2. to be (is, are, am, was, were) 3. (formal) that 4. (old) this, this thing 5. (particle emphasizing the word following it) 6. (particle showing agreement) 7. true, correct

Here: is, are, am

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