白丁儿

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 白丁兒

EtymologyEdit

Literally, a "white man".

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin báidīngr
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄉㄧㄥㄦ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ tjɤ̃ɻ⁵⁵/

NounEdit

白丁儿 (simplified, Pinyin báidīngr)

  1. (archaic) a commoner without a national test certificate
  2. (slang) an illiterate person
  3. (slang) an ordinary person; an average joe

SynonymsEdit

  • "白丁" (in English/Chinese), nciku.com. URL accessed on 2009-09-19.
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:36