really and truly; aim; clear; (possessive, modifying, or descriptive particle); of
|simp. and trad.
- 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).