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  • n. Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages


From Mandarin 倭寇 (wōkòu, "Japanese pirates") (Wiktionary)


  • In the articles, the author referred to the Taiwanese as taibazi (台巴子, “Taiwanese rednecks”) and wokou (倭寇, “Japanese pirates”).

    Kuo Kuan-ying = Fan Lan-chin?

  • Kuan said that Kuo wrote the blogs using the pen name Fan Lan-chih (范蘭欽) referring to Taiwanese as taibazi (台巴子, meaning "Taiwanese rednecks") or wokou (倭寇, meaning "Japanese pirates").

    Taipei Times

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