女優

ChineseEdit

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

From  ("female") +  ("actor"). Reborrowing from Japanese 女優 ‎(joyū, actress).

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NounEdit

女優

  1. (dated) actress; female artist
  2. (especially Japanese) pornographic 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, romaji 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 978-4-14-011112-3
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