女の子

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Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of (onna, a woman) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (ko, a child).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.ɴ.naꜜ no ko/, [õ̞n˨˦.nä˦ no̞˨ ko̞˨]

Noun[edit]

女の子 (hiragana おんなのこ, romaji onna no ko)

  1. a child that is female; a girl
    あの女の子
    あのおんなのこ
    Ano onna no ko.
    That girl.
  2. a woman
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of (me, a woman; female) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (ko, a child). Less commonly used than onna no ko.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meꜜ.no.ko/, [me̞˦.no̞˨.ko̞˨]

Noun[edit]

女の子 (hiragana めのこ, romaji me no ko)

  1. a child that is female; a girl
  2. a woman
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