孔方

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Chinese[edit]

hole; (surname)
 
square; quadrilateral; place; region; direction; side; method; way; prescription; power; upright; just
simp. and trad.
(孔方)

Etymology[edit]

So named as ancient Chinese coins were produced with a square hole in the middle.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

孔方

  1. (figuratively, humorous) money

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