Last modified on 3 June 2014, at 07:35

奴才

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

奴才

  1. lackey; minion; slave; flunkey

Usage notesEdit

  • During the Ming and Qing dynasties 奴才 (núcái) was also used by court eunuchs and officials when addressing the emperor as a term of self-reference.