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770880
770880 (qi qi ling ba ba ling) means 'hugs and kisses', as it sounds like '亲亲你抱抱你 qin qin ni bao bao ni' (I hug and kiss you)
596
五九六 (wo jiu liu) sounds like 'wo zou le' (我走了) = I'm leaving
5376
5376 = wǔ sān qī liù, sounds like '我上汽了' (wo shangqi le), I'm angry.
PLMM
PLMM stands for piàoliang mèimèi(漂亮妹妹), 'pretty young woman'.
555 (五五五)
wǔ wǔ wǔ
Weeping, crying
...ing
English added to Chinese verbs to express 'present progressive' tense and verb continuation
JJ
Short for 姐姐 (jiejie), older sister
DD
Short for 弟弟 (didi), little brother, young friend
PLMM
Short for 漂亮美眉 (piaoliang meimei), beautiful eyelashes
FB
Short for 'fubai' 腐败 ('rotten', 'corruption'), used nowadays to express 'eat, drink or a big meal'
TNND
TNND short for 他奶奶的 ('his grandmother', ta nainai de), meaning 'damn it!'
8
Ba, Chinese for 8, is used also to express '不' (bu), 'no'
'Ku', meaning 'Cool'
Ni, meaning 'mud' is used to express 'you' (ni)
5201314
wǔ èr líng yī sān yī sì
wǔ èr líng yī sān yī sì sounds like 'wo ai ni yisheng yishi' (我爱你一生一世): I Love You My Whole Life
520
wǔ èr líng
'wu er ling' sounds like 'wo ai ni'; I Love You
虾米
xiā mi
Xiami, 'dried shrimp', is used to express 什么(shenme), 'what', for the resembling sound of the words
粉丝
fěn sī
粉丝 means a type of 'bean noodles', though it is used to express 'fans' (sport fans, pop-star fans, etc) as the words have resembling sounds
BT
Short for 变态 biantai, 'abnormal' (curse word)
dàng
Meaning 下载 (xiazai), download
S H I T
SH-it= 上海IT, Shanghai language
I F L U
Short for '我服了你' (wo fu le ni); I surrender, I admit you are better than me, I acknowledge your strength
BS
Short for 卑视 (beishi); despise
88
bā bā
'Ba ba' = Bye bye, a common way of finishing a written chat
3Q
sān Q
'San Q (kiu)' = Thank you; a Chinglish self-aware way of saying 'thanks'
jiàng
'Jiang' means 'sauce' though in slang it can replace '这么' meaning 'so', 'such'.
mm
(妹妹)
In written internet formats, 'mm' stands for 妹妹(mèimèi) - Little sister, young girl. It often follows a name of a young girl ('李春mm今天没来了' - 'Li Chun (young 'sister') didn't come today'.)
GG
(哥哥)
GG is short for 'old brother', and can actually refer to any male person, usually someone older than the speaker
ML
ML on the internet is short for 'make love', have sex
ǒu
Girls often is 偶 in chats instead of 我, I, as it sounds softer and less formal
PS
PS is short for 'Photoshop', expressing that a certain picture on the web was photoshopped and edited
神马
shén mǎ
Meaning 'spirit horse', but used as a variant of 什么 (shénme), 'what?'
TMD (他妈的)
tāmāde
TMD is used to signify '他妈的' - 'Damn it!'
有木有
yǒu mù yǒu
A new variant of 有没有 ('do you have _?', 'is there _?')
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