女人

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Chinese[edit]

female; woman man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(女人)

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Noun[edit]

女人

  1. woman; adult female
    一個陌生女人來信 / 一个陌生女人来信  ―  yīge mòshēng nǚrén de láixìn  ―  a letter from an unknown woman
  2. (colloquial) wife
  3. (colloquial) lover; mistress

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Usage notes[edit]

  • When referring to an adult female in a neutral sense, 婦女妇女 and 女的 are often preferred, as 女人 can carry potentially offensive connotations of a female of low social standing or worth (similar to woman and lady in English).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にょ
Grade: 1
にん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

女人 ‎(hiragana にょにん, romaji nyonin)

  1. A woman; a female.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

女人 ‎(yeoin) ‎(hangeul 여인)

  1. Hanja form? of 여인, “woman”.