🌏 Region(s): Kyushu (Koshikijima)
ちゅうて : chuute | define meaning
- Used to mark the end of a previous, quoted utterance and introduce a related proposition afterwards. It could variously be translated in English as "...and...", "...said that", "as", "however", "as a result", etc.
Derived from a merger of the quotation particle と to and いうて【言うて】 iute, the regional te-form of the verb いう【言う】 iu "to say". Cognate to the standard Japanese construction といって【と言って】 to itte.