ニューハーフ

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Japanese[edit]

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 ニューハーフ on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Wasei eigo (和製英語), from English new + half[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) ニューハーフ [nyùúháꜜàfù] (Nakadaka – [3])[2]
  • IPA(key): [ɲ̟ɯ̟ᵝːha̠ːɸɯ̟ᵝ]

Noun[edit]

ニューハーフ (nyūhāfu

  1. male-to-female crossdresser
  2. trans woman

Descendants[edit]

  • English: newhalf

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN