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鬼佬 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping gwai2lou2, Yale gwáilóu)
A derogatory term commonly used by Cantonese speakers to refer to white people, mainly in speech. (A polite alternative for this term is 西人 "sai1 jan4" simply meaning "Westerner"). Prior to the 1980s the term was commonly prefixed with 死 (sei, jyutping: sei2), meaning death or damnation, to make sei gweilo meaning “damned ghost man” or “damned gweilo”.
- (Min Nan) 阿斲仔
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