正室

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Chinese[edit]

 
just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; principle; Chinese 1st month of year
room
simp. and trad.
(正室)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

正室

  1. (historical) legal wife
  2. (historical) eldest son born by one's legal wife
  3. (humorous) lawfully wedded wife (as opposed to a mistress)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
しつ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

正室 (hiragana せいしつ, rōmaji seishitsu)

  1. one's legal wife (rather than a concubine)

Antonyms[edit]