蛾眉

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin éméi
Zhuyin ㄜˊ ㄇㄟˊ
IPA (key) /ˀɤ³⁵ meɪ̯³⁵/

Noun[edit]

蛾眉 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin éméi)

  1. (literary) a woman's long and slender eyebrows (resembling the feathery feelers of a moth)
  2. (literary) a beautiful woman