女人

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

女人

  1. woman; adult female (Classifier: )
    一個陌生女人來信 [MSC, trad.]
    一个陌生女人来信 [MSC, simp.]
    yīge mòshēng nǚrén de láixìn [Pinyin]
    a letter from an unknown woman
    不要臉女人講話 [MSC, trad.]
    不要脸女人讲话 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ bù xiǎng hé zhè zhǒng bùyàoliǎn de nǚrén jiǎnghuà. [Pinyin]
    I don't wish to speak to such a shameless woman.
  2. (colloquial) lover; mistress (Classifier: )
Usage notes[edit]
  • When referring to an adult female in a neutral sense, 婦女妇女 (fùnǚ) and 女的 (nǚde) are often preferred, as 女人 (nǚrén) can carry potentially offensive connotations of a female of low social standing or worth (similar to woman and lady in English).
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  • (woman):
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Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

女人

  1. (colloquial) wife
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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (女人):
  • Japanese: 女人(にょにん) (nyonin)
  • Korean: 여인 (女人, yeoin)
  • Vietnamese: nữ nhân (女人)

Others:


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にょ
Grade: 1
にん
Grade: 1
goon

Noun[edit]

(にょ)(にん) (nyonin

  1. A woman; a female.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

女人 (yeoin) (hangeul 여인)

  1. Hanja form? of 여인 (woman).