奴才

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

奴才

  1. lackey; minion; slave; flunkey

Usage notes[edit]

  • During the Ming and Qing dynasties 奴才 (núcái) was also used by court eunuchs and officials when addressing the emperor as a term of self-reference.