白丁

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Chinese[edit]

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
 
4th heavenly stem; man; people; little cube; a Chinese surname
simp. and trad.
(白丁)

Etymology[edit]

From (bái, “white; colourless”) + (dīng, “adult male”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

白丁

  1. (slang) ordinary person; average joe
  2. (slang) illiterate person
  3. (archaic) commoner without a national test certificate