暴发

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 暴發

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bàofā
Zhuyin ㄅㄠˋ ㄈㄚ
IPA (key) /pɑʊ̯⁵¹ fa̠⁵⁵/
Homophones
爆發/爆发
暴發/暴发

VerbEdit

暴发 (simplified, Pinyin bàofā, traditional 暴發)

  1. (of a volcano) to erupt
  2. (of a disease) to break out
  3. (figuratively) to have a sudden fit of rage, to outburst
  4. (informal) to become rich in a very short time

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 19:24