美人

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

美人 (hiragana びじん, romaji bijin)

  1. a beautiful woman

Usage notes[edit]

  • The morpheme denotes feminine beauty.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin měirén
Zhuyin ㄇㄟˇ ㄖㄣˊ
IPA (key) /meɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʐən³⁵/

Noun[edit]

美人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin měirén)

  1. a beautiful woman
  2. (archaic) a royal consort