女優

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Chinese[edit]

female; woman excellent; superior
trad. (女優)
simp. (女优)
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Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), from Japanese 女優 (じょゆう) ‎(joyū, actress)

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Noun[edit]

女優

  1. (dated) actress; female artist
  2. (especially Japanese) pornographic actress
    AV女優 / AV女优  ―  AVnǚyōu  ―  Japanese adult film actress

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1
ゆう
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

女優 ‎(hiragana じょゆう, romaji joyū)

  1. female actor, actress

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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