じょし

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For pronunciation and definitions of じょし – see the following entries.
助詞
[noun] (grammar) Particle: a part of speech in Japanese grammar known as a particle or relational; a suffix indicating the part of speech of the previous element or the mode of the whole preceding sentence or clause.
女子
[noun] girl; woman
女史
[noun] (ancient China) The title of one type of lady-in-waiting. During the Zhou Dynasty, this position was thought to be responsible for protocol and etiquette, changing during the Han Dynasty to handle the records of the inner palace.
[noun] (ancient Japan) The title of one type of lady-in-waiting under the Ritsuryō system.
[noun] Generic honorific suffix for women: Ms. / Miss / Mrs.
序詞
[noun] foreword, preface, prologue
(This term, じょし, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese terms.)