美人

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1

NounEdit

美人 (hiragana びじん, romaji bijin)

  1. a beautiful woman

Usage notesEdit

  • The morpheme denotes feminine beauty.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin měirén
Zhuyin ㄇㄟˇ ㄖㄣˊ
IPA (key) /meɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʐən³⁵/

NounEdit

美人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin měirén)

  1. a beautiful woman
  2. (archaic) a royal consort
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:08