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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from old Philippine Hokkien 𪜶 (in chek, in chiak, literally his uncle; their uncle).

Proper nounEdit

Intsik

  1. (informal) The Chinese people, language, or culture.

Usage notesEdit

  • May be seen sometimes as a provocative or derogatory ethnic slur from its pejorative connotations in the past.

SynonymsEdit