黑社會

MandarinEdit

simpl. 黑社会
trad. 社會

EtymologyEdit

(hèi) black, by extension, illegal, shady, wicked + 社會 (shèhuì) "society"

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hēishèhuì
Zhuyin ㄏㄟ ㄕㄜˋ ㄏㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /xeɪ̯⁵⁵ ʂɤ⁵¹⁻⁵³ xu̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

黑社會 (traditional, Pinyin hēishèhuì, simplified 黑社会)

  1. the criminal underworld
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