鬼子

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese ("ghost, demon") + (forming nouns)

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鬼子

  1. (Advanced Mandarin, pejorative) Foreign devil, (chiefly) in reference to the Japanese: Jap, Nip
    • 鬼子進村啦,快躲起來! [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
    • 鬼子进村啦,快躲起来! [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Guǐzi jìn cūn la, kuài duǒ qǐlái! [Pinyin]
      The Japs have entered the village. Quick, hide yourselves!

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