丈夫

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Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

ten feet husband; man
simp. and trad.
(丈夫)
alt. forms 唐晡 Min Dong
唐餔唐𫗦 Min Dong

Noun[edit]

丈夫

  1. husband
Synonyms[edit]
  • (husband):
    • (dated, form of address) 相公 (xiànggōng)
    • (informal) 老公 (lǎogōng)
    • (formal) 先生 (xiānshēng)
    • (husband or wife, mainland China) 愛人爱人 (àirén)
Antonyms[edit]
Hypernyms[edit]
  • 配偶 (pèi'ǒu, “spouse”)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

ten feet husband; man
simp. and trad.
(丈夫)

Noun[edit]

丈夫

  1. man of vigor; brave man
  2. (literary) adult man

Pronunciation 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 查埔 (“(Min Nan) man”).
(This term, 丈夫, is a variant form of 查埔.)

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: S

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

丈夫 (-na inflection, hiragana じょうぶ, romaji jōbu)

  1. durable, indestructible, unbreakable, unwreckable
     (みず)丈夫 (じょうぶ)時計 (とけい)
    mizu ni jōbu na tokei
    waterproof watch
    丈夫 (じょうぶ) (いた)
    jōbu na ita
    an indestructible plate

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

丈夫 (hiragana じょうぶ, romaji jōbu)

  1. hero; gentleman
  2. good health; robustness

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

丈夫 (hiragana たけお, romaji Takeo)

  1. A male given name