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I was recently watching the tv show 命中注定我爱你 episode 1. Youtube At 3:50 someone calls out her name 陈欣怡 and she responds "有". Could that just mean 'I'm here'?

I've heard various other uses of 有 other than 'have' or as a comparison (but have forgotten them). What are some other uses?

  • TV series watchers are familiar with 有人吗?(is anybody here/there?) cf. bkrs: 房子里有人吗?这个位子有人吗? Is this seat taken? Comparison: chinese.stackexchange.com/questions/17616/… – user6065 Jan 6 '17 at 0:25
  • 2examples from weekly TV series 《庭审现场》 confirming 2nd answer,i.e, "present!" usually is "到"(1)20161105 糊涂父母害亲子 time mark 8:14 (2)20161210 抑郁杀机 time mark 6:40. In both cases this how the defendant replies to being addressed by the district attorney/public prosecutor/公诉人。 – user6065 Jan 6 '17 at 13:36
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    Actually these are all "have" but in context. You can think this 有 as "this place has 陈欣怡('s presence)." – NS.X. Jan 8 '17 at 5:17
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http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/dictionary/characters/128/

/jau5/ /jau6 / (jyutping)

/you3/ /you4/ (pinyin)

[粵] jau5 | [國] you3

  • 1 [v] have; own; possess | [ant] 冇
  • [2] [v] there is; exist; be present

[粵] jau6 | [國] you4

  • [adv] variant of 又 (e.g. 二十有六)

When she said "有够平凡" (very ordinary), '有够'(have enough) means 非常/真的(very/really)

She yelled "有!"(present!) When people was calling her. Which means "I'm Here!"

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it's just a convention of answering to the count, which means 'present' and to which i suppose 'yes, sir' is the most similar in such situation. However Chinese oaral conventions differ in various districts, as far as i know, we usually say '到' when counted.

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