美少女

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Chinese[edit]

beautiful; beauty; America young woman; girl
simp. and trad.
(美少女)
少女
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Noun[edit]

美少女

  1. beautiful young girl

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しょう
Grade: 2
じょ
Grade: 1
on'yomi
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Etymology[edit]

(bi, beautiful) +‎ 少女 (shōjo, young girl)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

美少女 (hiragana びしょうじょ, rōmaji bishōjo, historical hiragana びせうぢよ)

  1. a beautiful young girl
    • 1991 March 15, Takahashi, Rumiko, “PARTパート.10 そしてけんいんえた [PART.10 The Mark’s Finally Gone]”, in らんま½ [Ranma ½], volume 14 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-122035-5, page 155:
      だけ…そう、れんしょうじょバレーいんのボールをレシーブして、まえかがみになった あのしゅんかん…スキができた!…ということは…
      あ…あのおんなきさまだったのか。
      Ichi-do dake… Sō, karen na bishōjo barē buin no bōru o reshību-shite, maekagami ni natta ano shunkan… suki ga dekita! …To iu koto wa…
      A… Ano onna kimi-sama datta no ka.
      That single instance… When you took the ball from that super cute girl from the volleyball club, you leaned forward for a split second… and you got hit! …Which means…
      Oh… You were that girl, weren’t you?

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