瘋癲

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 瘋癲. Age of borrowing unknown.

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • 風癲

NounEdit

瘋癲 (hiragana ふうてん, romaji fūten)

  1. insanity, mental illness; more specifically, of the varieties of acquired mental illness, those forms of insanity marked by confused speech, clouded consciousness, and emotional outbursts
  2. (offensive) an insane person
  3. a vagabond, a wanderer
    瘋癲 (ふうてん) (とら)さん
    fūten no tora-san
    the vagabond Tora

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (insanity): 癲狂 (てんきょう, tenkyō)
  • (wanderer): 流浪者 (るろうしゃ, rurōsha)

MandarinEdit

simpl. 疯癫
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin fēngdiān
Zhuyin ㄈㄥ ㄉㄧㄢ
IPA (key) /fɤŋ⁵⁵ ti̯ɛn⁵⁵/

AdjectiveEdit

瘋癲 (traditional, Pinyin fēngdiān, simplified 疯癫)

  1. insane, crazy
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:30