仙女

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Chinese[edit]

immortal female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(仙女)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

仙女

  1. fairy, celestial maiden

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
にょ
Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Sinitic 仙女.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

仙女 ‎(hiragana せんにょ, romaji sennyo)

  1. a nymph
  2. a fay; a fairy or female elf
  3. a female sage
Synonyms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
じょ
Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Sinitic 仙女.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

仙女 ‎(hiragana せんじょ, romaji senjo, historical hiragana せんぢよ)

  1. a nymph
  2. a fay; a fairy or female elf
  3. a female sage

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3