The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 鬼子

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鬼子 〈guǐ zi〉 {{zh-forms}} etymology From Chinese ("ghost, demon") + (forming nouns) pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (Advanced Mandarin, pejorative) Foreign devil, (chiefly) in reference to the Japanese: Jap, Nip
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Synonyms: (of Europeans; chiefly Mantarin) 老外, (of Europeans; chiefly Cantonese) 鬼佬, (of Europeans; chiefly Hakka) 紅毛/红毛, 紅毛猴/红毛猴, 紅毛人/红毛人

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