【Popular Word】Q弹 Qtán
Q弹 Q tán
Elastic; Bouncy; Chewy
“Q弹”(can also say “Q”), this word originated in Taiwan, In Hokkien, people say “k-iu”. Generally refers to chewy food, like fish balls, taro balls.
It also refers to elastic skin, which is full of collagen, like a baby face.
Why use the letter “Q”?
- The pronunciation is very similar to “k-iu”.
- There is a kind of gum candy called “QQ candy” in China, which is a very bouncy.
1 这家火锅店的虾丸很Q弹, 非常好吃！Zhè jiā huǒguō diàn de xiāwán hěn Q tán, fēicháng hǎochī!
Tā de pífū hěn hǎo, hěn Q tán, hǎoxiàng shí jǐ suì de xiǎo gū’niang.
Her skin is good, very elastic, like a teenage girl.
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