hak gwai means: The slang term “black person” actually refers to “black ghost”. It is wrong. (in Community Dictionary, added by Reyna Hopkins)
What else does hak gwai mean?
- Chinese Cantonese language to refer to people of African descent. This slang can be derogatory, or used to make fun of people with African descent. Some may find the term “hakgwai”, literally meaning “black ghost”, offensive. (in Community Dictionary, added by Dexter Mcdaniel)
- Chinese means black person. It can either be insulting or humorous. (in Community Dictionary, added by Balduino Vázquez)