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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

Compound of (onna, a woman) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (ko, a child).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女の子 ‎(hiragana おんなのこ, romaji onna no ko)

  1. a child that is female; a girl
    あの (おんな) ()
    Ano onna no ko.
    That girl.
  2. a woman
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Etymology 2Edit

Compound of (me, a woman; female) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (ko, a child). Less commonly used than onna no ko.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meꜜ.no.ko/, [me̞˦.no̞˨.ko̞˨]

NounEdit

女の子 ‎(hiragana めのこ, romaji me no ko)

  1. a child that is female; a girl
  2. a woman
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3