半唐番

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Chinese[edit]

 
half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
Tang dynasty (618-907)
 
(measure word for acts); deeds; foreign; (surname); place name
simp. and trad.
(半唐番)

Etymology[edit]

From (bàn, “half”) + (táng, “Tang Dynasty > a Chinese person”) + (fān, “foreigner”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

半唐番

  1. an overseas Chinese person, especially one that understands Chinese culture poorly
  2. a person of half-Chinese ancestry

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