閨中密友

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See also: 闺中密友

Chinese[edit]

small arched door; women's apartment; women
 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
close friend
trad. (閨中密友) 密友
simp. (闺中密友) 密友

Etymology[edit]

  • From (guī, “woman's quarters”) + (zhōng, “inside”) + 密友 (mìyǒu, “close friend”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

閨中密友

  1. (dated) friend with whom one tells one's secrets to, especially one with whom one shares a room with

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is usually used exclusively among women.