白丁兒

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 白丁儿
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally, a "white man".

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin báidīngr
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄉㄧㄥㄦ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ tjɤ̃ɻ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

白丁兒 (traditional, Pinyin báidīngr)

  1. (archaic) a commoner without a national test certificate
  2. (slang) an illiterate person
  3. (slang) an ordinary person; an average joe

Synonyms[edit]

  • "白丁" (in English/Chinese), nciku.com. URL accessed on 2009-09-19.