三女

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Chinese[edit]

three female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(三女)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

三女

  1. third daughter
    生下兒子承祖,長女玉英,次女桃英,三女月英。元來先花後果倒是玉英承祖。 [Written Vernacular Chinese, trad.]
    生下儿子承祖,长女玉英,次女桃英,三女月英。元来先花后果倒是玉英承祖。 [Written Vernacular Chinese, simp.]
    From: Feng Menglong, Stories to Awaken the World, 1627 CE
    Shēngxià sān nǚ yī nán: érzǐ míng yuē Chéngzǔ, chángnǚ míng Yùyīng, cìnǚ míng Táoyīng, sānnǚ míng Yuèyīng. Yuánlái shì xiānhuāhòuguǒ de, dǎoshì Yùyīng jū cháng, cì jí Chéngzǔ. [Pinyin]
    The son was named Chengzu, the eldest daughter Yuying, the second daughter Taoying, and the third daughter Yueying. Yuying was the eldest of the four and Chengzu the son was the second.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 1
じょ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (three) +‎ (woman; female).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(さん)(じょ) (sanjo

  1. three daughters
  2. the third daughter

Related terms[edit]

son daughter child (rare)
one's first (ちょう)(なん) (chōnan), (いち)(なん) (ichinan), (ちょう)() (chōshi) (ちょう)(じょ) (chōjo), (いち)(じょ) (ichijo) (ちょう)() (chōshi)
one's second ()(なん) (jinan), ()(なん) (jinan), ()() (jishi) ()(じょ) (jijo), ()(じょ) (jijo) ()() (jishi)
one's third (さん)(なん) (sannan) (さん)(じょ) (sanjo) -