夫婦

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

夫婦

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) husband and wife; a couple

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふう
Grade: 4

Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

夫婦 (hiragana ふうふ, romaji fūfu)

  1. husband and wife, married couple, spouses, couple, pair
    その夫婦 (ふうふ)幸福 (こうふく)生活 (せいかつ) (おく)った。
    Sono fūfu wa kōfuku na seikatsu o okutta.
    The couple led a happy life.

Derived terms[edit]

Idioms[edit]

  • おしどり夫婦
    おしどりふうふ
    oshidori fūfu
    loving couple, couple of lovebirds, happily married couple; (literal) couple of ducks
  • 夫婦気取り
    めおときどり
    meoto kidori
    behaving as if they were a married couple; (literal) assume airs of a married couple
  • 夫婦の縁を結ぶ
    ふうふのえんをむすぶ
    fūfu no en o musubu
    get married; (literal) tie the bonds of husband and wife
  • 夫婦の仲を裂く
    ふうふのなかをさく
    fūfu no naka o saku
    bring about marital separation; (literal) split the relationship of husband and wife

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

夫婦 (bubu) (hangeul 부부)

  1. Hanja form? of 부부, “couple, husband and wife”.