幼女

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Chinese[edit]

young female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(幼女)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

幼女

  1. little girl; young girl
  2. youngest daughter

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 6
じょ
Grade: 1
kan’on

Etymology[edit]

*/ɨeu dʲɨo//jeudio//joːd͡zo/

From Middle Chinese compound 幼女 (MC ʔiɪuH ɳɨʌX, literally “young child + woman”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

幼女 (hiragana ようじょ, rōmaji yōjo, historical hiragana えうぢよ)

  1. a little girl, young girl

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN