黄脸婆

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 黃臉婆

EtymologyEdit

  • Literally, "yellow-faced old woman."

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huángliǎnpó
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄤˊ ㄌㄧㄢˇ ㄆㄛˊ
IPA (key) /xu̯ɑŋ³⁵ li̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ pʰu̯ɔ³⁵/

NounEdit

黄脸婆 (simplified, Pinyin huángliǎnpó, traditional 黃臉婆)

  1. (slang, colloquial, pejorative) an ugly old woman; a hag
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