女人

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

女人

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) woman; adult female
  2. wife (generally not used in formal speech)
  3. (colloquial) lover; mistress

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Usage notes[edit]

  • When referring to an adult female in a neutral sense, 婦女妇女 and 女的 are often preferred, as 女人 can carry potentially offensive connotations of a female of low social standing or worth (similar to woman and lady in English).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にょ
Grade: 1
にん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

女人 (hiragana にょにん, romaji nyonin)

  1. A woman; a female.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

女人 (yeoin) (hangeul 여인)

  1. Hanja form? of 여인, “woman”.