Last modified on 22 December 2014, at 00:33

老婆

ChineseEdit

(a prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity); old (of people); venerable (person) grandmother; matron; mother-in-law
simp. and trad.
(老婆)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

老婆

  1. (colloquial) wife

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Usage notesEdit

  • The colloquial terms 老公 and 老婆 are preferred to formal in informal conversations.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ろう
Grade: 4

Grade: S
on'yomi

NounEdit

老婆 (hiragana ろうば, romaji rōba)

  1. old woman