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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Pronunciation[edit]


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…
      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…
      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…
      あ…あの (おんな)きさまだったのか。
      A… Ano onna kisama datta no ka.
      Oh… You were that girl, weren’t you?

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