女子

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 (hiragana じょし, romaji joshi)

  1. girl; woman
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Derived termsEdit
  • 女子学生 (じょしがくせい, joshigakusei) female student
  • 女子高 (じょしこう, joshikō) girls' high school
  • 女子高校 (じょしこうこう, joshikōkō) girls' high school
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Etymology 2Edit

Compound of me (woman) and ko (child).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

女子 (hiragana めこ, romaji meko)

  1. wife and child
  2. wife
  3. a female child; girl
  4. a woman

Etymology 3Edit

wominago → ominago.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 (hiragana おみなご, historical hiragana をみなご, romaji ominago)

  1. a female child; a girl
Derived termsEdit
  • 女子 (onnago, onago)

Etymology 4Edit

wonnago → onnago. From earlier wominago.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 (hiragana おんなご, historical hiragana をんなご, romaji onnago)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman
Derived termsEdit
  • 女子 (onago)

Etymology 5Edit

wonago → onago. From earlier wonnago.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 (hiragana おなご, historical hiragana をなご, romaji onago)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

HanjaEdit

女子 (yeoja) (hangeul 여자, revised yeoja)

  1. Hanja form? of 여자, “girl”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin nǚzǐ
Zhuyin ㄋㄩˇ ㄗˇ
IPA (key) /ny²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡sz̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

女子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǚzǐ)

  1. (formal) woman; female

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 12:01