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ちゃう・チャウ【違う】

 Kansai (Hyogo, Kyoto, Mie, Nara, Osaka, Shiga, Wakayama), Shikoku (Tokushima: Awa)

chau [t͡ɕau]

Definition

Verb

  1. (As a question) Isn't it?; Is it not?; No?; Am I wrong?; Is that correct?
  2. (As a statement) No!; It's different!; It's not like that!; Wrong!

Etymology

Cognate to standard Japanese ちがう【違う】 chigau "to be different; to differ".

Notes

Not to be confused with the Tokyo verbal ending ちゃう -chau, a reduction of てしまう -te shimau "to do something to the end, until it is finished".

意味:ちがう【違う】、じゃないの、ではないか

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