女性

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Chinese[edit]

female; woman; daughter
 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to -ness or -ity
simp. and trad.
(女性)

Etymology[edit]

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女性

  1. (attributive) female

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女性

  1. woman

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

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Noun[edit]

女性 (hiragana じょせい, rōmaji josei, historical hiragana ぢよせい)

  1. a woman (adult female person)
    • 1993 December 15, Sasaki, Noriko, どうぶつのおしゃさん [The Veterinarian], volume 3 (fiction, in Japanese), 36th edition, Tokyo: Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-11084-6, page 23:
       (とし) (ごろ) (じょ) (せい) () (ぶん) (ちょう)なんか ()ていていいのだろうか
      Toshigoro no josei ga jibun no chō nanka miteite ī no darōka
      Is it okay for a woman of marriage age to look at her own guts?
  2. (grammar) the feminine gender

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  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
  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