傻瓜

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("foolish, stupid") +  ("melon; (dialectal) stupid"). Semantically very similar to Korean 바보 (babo).

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shǎguā
Zhuyin ㄕㄚˇ ㄍㄨㄚ
IPA (key) /ʂa̠²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ku̯a̠⁵⁵/

NounEdit

傻瓜 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shǎguā)

  1. silly person, fool, idiot
  2. (term of affection) honey, babe

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • 傻瓜相機, 傻瓜相机
  • 傻瓜機, 傻瓜机
  • 傻瓜瓜
  • 小傻瓜
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 07:06