二百五

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Chinese[edit]

two hundred five
simp. and trad.
(二百五)
alt. forms 250
Literally: “two hundred and fifty”.

Etymology[edit]

From 二百五/二百五 (“250 taels”), equivalent to (bàn fēng, “half feng”), which is homophonous to 半瘋半疯 (bànfēng, “crazy person”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

二百五

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) stupid person; simpleton

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ni.çja̠kü͍.ɡo̞/

Numeral[edit]

二百五 (hiragana にひゃくご, rōmaji nihyaku go)

  1. two hundred and five (205)