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婦女

ChineseEdit

woman female; woman
trad. (婦女)
simp. (妇女)

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NounEdit

婦女

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) woman

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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