男女

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Chinese[edit]

male female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(男女)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

男女

  1. man and woman; men and women; both sexes
    男女比例失衡  ―  nánnǚ bǐlì shīhéng  ―  sex ratio imbalance
    男女同工同酬  ―  Nánnǚ tónggōngtóngchóu.  ―  Men and women should get equal pay for equal work.
    男女搭配幹活 [MSC, trad.]
    男女搭配干活 [MSC, simp.]
    Nánnǚ dāpèi, gànhuó bù lèi. [Pinyin]
    Men and women are more efficient when they work together.
  2. (literary, in general) common people; the masses
  3. (literary) sexual desire; lust
  4. (literary) sons and daughters; children
  5. (literary) Term of address for, or a humble term of address used by, a person who has low social status.
  6. (literary) A term of abuse.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だん
Grade: 1
じょ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

男女 (counter , hiragana だんじょ, rōmaji danjo)

  1. man and woman, men and women; both sexes
  2. boy and girl, boys and girls

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References[edit]

  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