小女子

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Chinese[edit]

 
small; tiny; few; young
woman; female
simp. and trad.
(小女子)
女子

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Pronoun[edit]

小女子

  1. (dated, humble, used by a young woman) I

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Originally this was just an alternative name for sand lance, but has come to mean a small one specifically.

Noun[edit]

小女子 ‎(hiragana こうなご, katakana コウナゴ, romaji kōnago)

  1. sand lance, usually a small sand lance of about 5cm full-length
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Etymology 2[edit]

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‎(ko, small) +‎ 女子 ‎(onago, female child)

Noun[edit]

小女子 ‎(hiragana こおなご, romaji koonago)

  1. (fiction) little girl