男性

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Chinese[edit]

male sex; nature; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
simp. and trad.
(男性)

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Noun[edit]

男性

  1. (often attributive) the male sex; male
  2. man; male

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  • (man):
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Sino-Xenic (男性):
  • Japanese: 男性(だんせい) (dansei)
  • Korean: 남성 (男性, namseong)
  • Vietnamese: nam tính (男性)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だん
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

男性(だんせい) (dansei

  1. man, boy, male person
  2. (grammar) masculine gender

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

男性 (namseong) (hangeul 남성)

  1. Hanja form? of 남성 (male).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Adjective[edit]

男性

  1. Hán tự form of nam tính (masculine).