女的

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin nǚde
Zhuyin ㄋㄩˇ ㄉㄜ˙
IPA (key) /ny²¹⁴ d̥ə⁴/

NounEdit

女的 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǚde)

  1. woman; adult female

Usage notesEdit

  • When referring 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).

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 12:03