Last modified on 29 January 2015, at 23:47

女人

ChineseEdit

female; woman man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(女人)

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NounEdit

女人

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) woman; adult female
    賜給同居女人果子 [MSC, trad.]
    赐给同居女人果子 [MSC, simp.]
    Nà rén shuō, nǐ suǒ cìgěi wǒ, yǔ wǒ tóngjū de nǚrén, tā bǎ nà shù shàng de guǒzi gěi wǒ, wǒ jiù chī le. [Pinyin]
    And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
  2. wife (generally not used in formal speech)
  3. (colloquial) lover; mistress

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Usage notesEdit

  • When referring to an adult female in a neutral sense, 婦女妇女 and 女的 are often preferred, as 女人 can carry potentially offensive connotations of a female of low social standing or worth (similar to woman and lady in English).

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にょ
Grade: 1
にん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

女人 (hiragana にょにん, romaji nyonin)

  1. A woman; a female.

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

女人 (yeoin) (hangeul 여인)

  1. Hanja form? of 여인, “woman”.