夫婦

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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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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 夫妇
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin fūfù
Zhuyin ㄈㄨ ㄈㄨˋ
IPA (key) /fu⁵⁵ fu⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

夫婦 (traditional, Pinyin fūfù, simplified 夫妇)

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