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蛮子
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English Definitionbarbarian; slave servant; (old) contemptuous term for people from southern China (used by northern Chinese people)
Simplified Script蛮子
Traditional Script蠻子
Pinyinmánzi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄢˊ ㄗ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)maan4zi2
Word Decomposition
mánbarbarian; bullying; very; quite; rough; reckless
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)

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Words With Same Head Word    
蛮横mánhèngrude and unreasonable
蛮力mánlìbrute force
蛮夷mányícommon term for non-Han peoples in former times, not exclusively derogatory; barbarian
蛮干mángànto act rashly; to act precipitously regardless of the consequences; reckless; foolhardy; daredevil
蛮悍mánhànrude and violent; fierce and reckless
Words With Same Tail Word    
孩子háizichild
儿子érzison
帽子màozihat; cap; (fig.) label; bad name
句子jùzisentence
屋子wūzihouse; room
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