奥さん

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おく
Grade: S
goon
Alternative spelling
奧さん (kyūjitai)

EtymologyEdit

From 奥様(おくさま) (okusama); equivalent to (おく) (oku) + さん (san).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(おく)さん (okusan

  1. (honorific) wife (referring to someone else's wife, not one's own)
  2. married woman

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN