美女

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Chinese[edit]

beautiful; beauty; America female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(美女)

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Noun[edit]

美女

  1. beautiful woman; pretty woman

Usage notes[edit]

Often used as a polite way of getting the attention of a (female) member of the public, such as a waitress, being equivalent to excuse me in English.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
じょ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 美女

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

美女 (hiragana びじょ, rōmaji bijo, historical hiragana びぢよ)

  1. a beautiful girl or woman; a beauty
     () (じょ) () (じゅう)
    Bijo to Yajū
    Beauty and the Beast

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

美女 (minyeo) (hangeul 미녀)

  1. Hanja form? of 미녀 (a beautiful woman, a beauty).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

美女

  1. Hán tự form of mỹ nữ, “a beautiful woman, a beauty