夫人

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

夫人 (hiragana ふじん, romaji fujin)

  1. (honorific) (another person's) wife, married lady
    • 彼は夫人をいっしょにつれてきた
      かれはふじんをいっしょにつれてきた
      kare wa fujin o issho nitsurete kita
      He was accompanied by his wife
  2. madam, Mrs.
    • 私たちは劇場でブラウン夫人に会った
      わたしたちはげきじょうでブラウンふじんにあった
      watashitachi wa gekijō de Buraun fujin ni atta
      We met Mrs. Brown at the theater
  3. (archaic) wife of a nobleman
  4. (archaic) consort of the emperor

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin fūrén  →  fūren (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄈㄨ ㄖㄣˊ  →  ㄈㄨ ㄖㄣ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /fu⁵⁵ ʐən³⁵/  →  /fu⁵⁵ ʐən²/
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Noun[edit]

夫人 (simplified, Pinyin fūren)

  1. lady; madam; Mrs.
    王夫人来了 (Wang fūrén láile) IPA(key): /uɑŋ fuʐən laɪlə/
    Mrs. Wang has arrived.

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ hu˧˧ʑɪn˧˥ ]

Noun[edit]

夫人 (simplified, POJ hu-jîn)

  1. lady; madam; Mrs.