丈夫

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

丈夫

  1. husband
    • Genesis 3.16
      又对女人说,我必多多加增你怀胎的苦楚,你生产儿女必多受苦楚。你必恋慕你丈夫,你丈夫必管辖你。
      Yòu duì nǚrén shuō, wǒ bì duōduō jiāzēng nǐ huáitāi de kǔchǔ, nǐ shēngchǎn érnǚ bì duō shòu kǔchǔ. Nǐ bì liànmù nǐ zhàngfu, nǐ zhàngfu bì guǎnxiá nǐ.
      Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
  2. a man of vigor

Synonyms[edit]

  • (husband): 相公 (dated, form of address)
  • (husband): 老公
  • (husband): 先生 (formal)
  • (husband): 愛人爱人 (husband or wife, only mainland China)

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Japanese[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

丈夫 (-na inflection, hiragana じょうぶ, romaji jōbu)

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Noun[edit]

丈夫 (hiragana じょうぶ, romaji jōbu)

  1. hero; gentleman
  2. good health; robustness

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Proper noun[edit]

丈夫 (hiragana たけお, romaji Takeo)

  1. A male given name