老婆

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Chinese[edit]

 
old (of people); aged; venerable (person); outdated; experienced; (a prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity)
grandmother; matron; mother-in-law
simp. and trad.
(老婆)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

老婆

  1. (literary) old woman
  2. (literary) old female servant

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

老婆

  1. (colloquial) wife
    老婆飛吻 / 老婆飞吻  ―  Wǒ gěi wǒ lǎopó yī ge fēiwěn.  ―  I blew a kiss to my wife.
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Usage notes[edit]
  • The colloquial terms 老公 (lǎogōng) and 老婆 are preferred to formal in informal conversations.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ろう
Grade: 4

Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

老婆 ‎(hiragana ろうば, romaji rōba)

  1. old woman