夫人

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

夫人 (classifier )

  1. lady; madam; Mrs.
  2. (formal) wife (=妻子)

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.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

夫人 (bu-in) (hangeul 부인)

  1. Hanja form? of 부인, “(honorific) (another person's) wife”.