- Cantonese (Jyutping): fu5 neoi5
- Hakka (Pha̍k-fa-sṳ): fu-ńg
- Min Nan (POJ): hū-lí / hū-lú
- Min Nan
- 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).