女子

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Chinese[edit]

female; woman; daughter
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(女子)
anagram 子女

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女子

  1. (formal) woman; female

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on'yomi

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Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana じょし, romaji joshi, historical hiragana ぢよし)

  1. girl; woman
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Compound of (me, woman) +‎ (ko, child).

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Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana めこ, romaji meko)

  1. wife and child
  2. wife
  3. a female child; girl
  4. a woman

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
おみな
Grade: 1
こ > ご
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

wominago → ominago.

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Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana おみなご, romaji ominago, historical hiragana をみなご)

  1. a female child; a girl
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Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
おんな
Grade: 1
こ > ご
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

wonnago → onnago. From earlier 女子(ominago).

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Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana おんなご, romaji onnago, historical hiragana をんなご)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman
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Etymology 5[edit]

Kanji in this term
おんな > おな
Grade: 1
こ > ご
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

wonago → onago. From earlier wonnago.

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Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana おなご, romaji onago, historical hiragana をなご)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Hanja[edit]

女子 ‎(yeoja) (hangeul 여자, revised yeoja)

  1. Hanja form? of 여자, “girl”.

Oki-No-Erabu[edit]

Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana をぅなぐ, romaji wunagu, hiragana いぃなぐ, romaji yinagu)

  1. woman

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Okinawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana ゐなぐ, romaji winagu)

  1. woman

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Yoron[edit]

Noun[edit]

女子 ‎(hiragana ふなぐ, romaji funagu, hiragana をぅなぐ, romaji wunagu)

  1. woman