The standard Japanese Vてみなさい, when used as an imperative, may become Vてみ in Kansai-ben. Vてみ can be also used to make a suggestion.
Kansai vs. Standard:
*Vowel extension often occurs with the final み.
|English||This is good. Try some.|
When (not) to use Vてみ(ぃ)
Vてみ(ぃ) should not be used with people who are in a superior or respected position.
Stirring up trouble with Vてみ(ぃ)
When Vてみ(ぃ) is pronounced with a rising tone, it can be perceived as a challenge, something along the lines of "just try and see".
|English||Do you think you can punch me? (Try and see.)|