used after a verb or an adjective, often monosyllabic, to signify incompleteness of the process regarding the object; when placed after an adjective, it precedes the suffix 啲
di1 ("a bit") which forms comparatives; when the object is a noun phrase, it must be modified with a classifier
(英) Eat some more rice for me.
(英) You should pay some of the interest early, as you still have some money.
(英) I'll eat two more oranges.
(英) I've already given you a lot (though not all yet).
(英) Granny is getting a bit better.
(英) A number of people already start leaving.
(英文) to fall behind or to fail to meet the expectation, though there is already a certain amount or extent
配詞 / 用法：
(英) still to lack a seat
(英) Is everyone present? I think we are missing one.
(英) Where's the other half of my banana? Did you eat it?
(英) Something is just not right.
(英) The business is less busier than as expected.
(英) When there's no music to stir up the atmosphere, it feels like something is missing.