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English Definitionmale; Baron, lowest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄋㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)naam4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
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弯男wānnángay guy
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