兒女

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See also: 儿女

Chinese[edit]

son; child; diminutive suffix female; woman; daughter
trad. (兒女)
simp. (儿女)
anagram 女兒女儿
Literally:sons and daughters”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

兒女

  1. (literally) son and daughter; sons and daughters
  2. (by extension) children

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 兒女 (“sons and daughters; children”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 兒女子女
Mandarin Beijing 兒女孩子
Taiwan 兒女孩子
Jinan 兒女孩子
Xi'an 兒女
Wuhan 兒女兒子姑娘伢們
Chengdu 兒女娃娃些
Yangzhou 兒女霞子
Hefei 兒女
Cantonese Guangzhou 仔女
Hong Kong 仔女
Dongguan 仔女
Yangjiang 仔女仔妹
Gan Nanchang 崽女
Hakka Meixian 子女
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 子女子兒
Liudui (S. Sixian) 子女
Hsinchu (Hailu) 子女子兒
Dongshi (Dabu) 子女子兒
Zhuolan (Raoping) 子女子兒
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 子兒子女
Jin Taiyuan 兒女娃娃
Min Bei Jian'ou 囝仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 囝兒
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen 囝兒
Quanzhou 囝兒
Zhangzhou 囝兒
Taipei 囝兒
Kaohsiung 囝兒
Chaozhou 囝兒
Wu Shanghai 大細子女囡大細 dated
Suzhou 兒子囡兒小人大細
Wenzhou 男女男兒女兒細兒
Xiang Changsha 崽女
Shuangfeng 崽女