Feel Despair

Feel Despair

Term: 头耷耷 (tóu dā dā) / 头耷耷 (tau4 dap7 dap7)


In Mandarin, “头耷耷” (tóu dā dā) describes someone hanging their head in despair or feeling downhearted. Similarly, in Cantonese, the term is “头耷耷” (tau4 dap7 dap7).

Example Usage:

1: What happened to you today? Why are you so 头耷耷?

2: Oh, don’t mention it. My girlfriend left me.

1: Whatever! My bro. The most important thing is to be happy every day, right?

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