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女的 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǚde)
- When refering to an adult female in a neutral sense, 婦女 (trad.), 妇女 (simp.) fùnǚ and 女的 nǚde are often preferred to the synonym 女人 nǚrén, as it can carry potentially offensive connotations of a female of low social standing or worth (similar to woman and lady in English).