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, rōmaji jōbu)

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

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

丈夫 (hiragana じょうぶ, rōmaji jōbu)

  1. hero; gentleman
  2. good health; robustness

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

丈夫 (hiragana たけお, rōmaji Takeo)

  1. A male given name