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See also: 女优

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ChineseEdit

female; woman; daughter excellent; superior
trad. (女優)
simp. (女优)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Sense "pornographic actress" is influenced by Japanese  (じょ) (ゆう) (joyū).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (12) (34)
Final () (22) (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɳɨʌX/ /ʔɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɳiɔX/ /ʔiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/niɔX/ /ʔiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɳɨə̆X/ /ʔuw/
Li
Rong
/niɔX/ /ʔiu/
Wang
Li
/nĭoX/ /ĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ni̯woX/ /ʔi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yōu

NounEdit

女優

  1. (dated) actress; female artist
  2. (especially Japanese) pornographic actress
    AV女優 / AV女优  ―  AVnǚyōu  ―  Japanese adult film actress

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1
ゆう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女優 (hiragana じょゆう, rōmaji joyū)

  1. female actor, actress

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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