白粉

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "white powder".

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin báifěn
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄈㄣˇ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ fən²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

白粉 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin báifěn)

  1. face powder, or any other white cosmetic powder
  2. white chalk or white paint
  3. face paint
  4. white flour
  5. (slang) drugs, especially heroin
  • "nciku.com" (in Chinese/English), URL accessed on 2009-09-19.