愚人

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

愚人

  1. fool, simpleton
    • 18th century, Cao Xueqin, Dream of the Red Chamber, chapter 65 (in Chinese):
    • 尤二姐滴淚說道:“你們拿我作愚人待,什么事我不知。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
    • 尤二姐滴泪说道:“你们拿我作愚人待,什么事我不知。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Yóu'èrjiě dīlèi shuōdào: "Nǐmen ná wǒ zuò yúrén dài, shénme shì wǒ bù zhī. [Pinyin]
      Second Sister You said with tears dripping, “You treat me like a fool. Whatever it is, I do not know.
    • Tang Dynasty, 毛诗序, 诗经‧小雅‧鸿雁之什‧鸿雁, third line (in Chinese):
    • 鴻雁于飛、哀鳴嗷嗷。維此哲人、謂我劬勞。維彼愚人、謂我宣驕。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
    • 鸿雁于飞、哀鸣嗷嗷。维此哲人、谓我劬劳。维彼愚人、谓我宣骄。 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Hóngyàn yú fēi, āimíng áo'áo. wéi cǐ zhérén, wèi wǒ qúláo. wéi bǐ yúrén, wèi wǒ xuānjiāo. [Pinyin]
      The wild geese are flying about, and melancholy is their cry of ao-ao. There were they, wise men, who recognized our pain and toil; If they had been stupid men, They would have said we were proclaiming our insolence.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: S
にん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

愚人 (hiragana ぐじん, romaji gujin, hiragana ぐにん, romaji gunin)

  1. idiot

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

愚人 (u-in) (hangeul 우인)

  1. Hanja form? of 우인, “idiot”.