女子

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1

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女子 (hiragana じょし, romaji joshi)

  1. girl; woman
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of me (woman) and ko (child).

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Noun[edit]

女子 (hiragana めこ, romaji meko)

  1. wife and child
  2. wife
  3. a female child; girl
  4. a woman

Etymology 3[edit]

wominago → ominago.

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女子 (hiragana おみなご, historical hiragana をみなご, romaji ominago)

  1. a female child; a girl
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  • 女子 (onnago, onago)

Etymology 4[edit]

wonnago → onnago. From earlier wominago.

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女子 (hiragana おんなご, historical hiragana をんなご, romaji onnago)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman
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  • 女子 (onago)

Etymology 5[edit]

wonago → onago. From earlier wonnago.

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女子 (hiragana おなご, historical hiragana をなご, romaji onago)

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Hanja[edit]

女子 (yeoja) (hangeul 여자, revised yeoja)

  1. Hanja form? of 여자, “girl”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin nǚzǐ
Zhuyin ㄋㄩˇ ㄗˇ
IPA (key) /ny²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡sz̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

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女子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǚzǐ)

  1. (formal) woman; female

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