呆板

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("blunt, stupid") +  ("wooden, stiff").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Beijing) IPA(key): /taɪ̯⁵⁵ pan²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
    Also pronounced (somewhat obsolete): IPA(key): /ˀaɪ̯³⁵ pan²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Adjective[edit]

呆板 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dāibǎn, áibǎn)

  1. stiff and awkward, inflexible, mechanical