glossary | IAAK


[ I AM A KILLER ]

CHARACTERS

NAME 名字 RELATIONSHIP
Qin Ke Xuan 秦可宣 Main character; a transmigrated killer
Yin Xu Dong 殷旭东 MC’s neighbour and childhood friend/playmate
Qin Shu Hua 秦树华 MC’s father
Jiang Hui Lin 姜惠林 MC’s step-mother; Qin Peng Cheng’s biological mother
Qin Peng Cheng 秦鹏程 MC’s step-little brother
Wen Mei Xia 温美霞 MC’s biological mother
An Ye You Ming 暗夜幽冥 MC’s codename in the organisation
Leopard MC’s organisation-assigned comrade; Leopard is his codename
Wolf MC’s organisation-assigned comrade; Wolf is his codename
Jackal MC’s organisation-assigned comrade; Jackal is his codename
Zhou Lin 周林 The dark organisation’s boss
Chang Jiang Lin 常江林 Company commander of war preparation Troop Company 32 on duty in Chinese People’s Liberation Army, military district City B; the person who recruited Qin Ke Xuan into the military
Xu Le Le 许乐乐 Qin Ke Xuan’s second identity in the MI6

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RELATIONSHIP TERMINOLOGIES

PINYIN 关系 MEANING
ge older brother
jie older sister
di younger brother
mei younger sister
xiao prefix attached in front of nicknames (illustrates endearment/closeness of relationship or age/status difference)
shu uncle; addressed by a younger person to an (acquainted or non-acquainted) elder man (usually around their father’s age); the recipient of this address need not be biologically related to the person addressing
lao ole; prefix attached
lao shi 老师 teacher
tong xue 同学 (for both acquainted and non-acquainted) schoolmates/classmates (often addressed to students in school by other students or teachers); may also be used jokingly/teasingly as a suffix when used outside school context
zi suffix attached to names (works similarly to how ‘xiao’ is a prefix)

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CULTIVATION TERMINOLOGIES

ENGLISH 名词
REMARKS
Qing Gong 轻功
Inner Gong 内功
the way of the Inner Gong 内功心法
Qi
Dan Tian 丹田
Possessed by the Evils 走火入魔 T/N: someone please suggest a nicer sounding phrase for this ;´Д`

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SKILLS

ENGLISH 技能 REMARKS
Sunflower Dian Xue Hand 葵花点穴手
Xiao Li Flying Daggers 小李飞刀 what Yin Xu Dong calls it
Concealed Weapon Hurl 小李飞刀 actual name
Acupuncture 点穴

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ONOMATOPOEIA

PINYIN 拟声词 MEANING
qie scoffing or dismissive interjection (works the same way as ‘pssh’/’yeah right’)

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WORDS

ENGLISH/PINYIN 字词/俗语/谚语 MEANING
stick gold on your own face 给自己脸上贴金 to exaggerate/blow up your own value/worth
eat a bear’s heart and leopard’s gall 吃熊心豹胆 gained courage
(tiao zi) 条子 police/cops
ladyboy (ren yao) 人妖 guy pretending to be a girl
smiling tiger (xiao mian hu) 笑面虎 an outwardly kind but inwardly cruel/sly person
(shuang) a word that expresses one feeling invigorated/rejuvenated/very superbly awesome

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