色目人

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Chinese[edit]

.}} man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(色目人)
色目
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Etymology[edit]

Contrary to popular belief, the term "Semu" (interpreted literally as "color-eye") did not imply that caste members had "colored eyes" in contrast with brown-eyed Mongol Yuan people. It in fact meant "assorted categories" (各色名目, gè sè míng mù), emphasizing the ethnic diversity of Semu people.

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色目人

  1. Semu, a caste established in China under the Yuan Dynasty