老婆

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Chinese[edit]

(a prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity); old (of people); venerable (person) grandmother; matron; mother-in-law
simp. and trad.
(老婆)

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Noun[edit]

老婆

  1. (colloquial) wife

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The colloquial terms 老公 and 老婆 are preferred to formal in informal conversations.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ろう
Grade: 4

Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

老婆 (hiragana ろうば, romaji rōba)

  1. old woman