菩薩蠻

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Chinese[edit]

bodhisattva; kind-hearted person; kind and charitable person
 
barbarian; bullying; very; quite; rough; reckless
trad. (菩薩蠻) 菩薩
simp. (菩萨蛮) 菩萨
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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

菩薩蠻

  1. (poetry) name of a cipai

Etymology 2[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of Persian مسلمان(mosalmân).

Noun[edit]

菩薩蠻

  1. (obsolete, used during the Song dynasty) Muslim