姑娘

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Chinese[edit]

paternal aunt mother; young lady
simp. and trad.
(姑娘)

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

姑娘

  1. girl
  2. bachelor woman
  3. virgin
  4. (dated) daughter
  5. (slang) prostitute

Usage notes[edit]

  • (Min Nan) This term is rarely used as an independent term in informal speech. The more authentic Min Nan term would be 查某囝 (cha-bó·-kiáⁿ).

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Noun[edit]

姑娘

  1. father's (married) sister; aunt; husband's sister; sister-in-law