半唐番

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

("half") + ("Tang Dynasty > a Chinese person") + ("foreigner").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bàntángfān
Zhuyin ㄅㄢˋ ㄊㄤˊ ㄈㄢ
IPA (key) /pa̠n⁵¹ tʰɑŋ³⁵ fa̠n⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

半唐番 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bàntángfān)

  1. an overseas Chinese person, especially one that understands Chinese culture poorly
  2. a person of half-Chinese ancestry

See also[edit]