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ChineseEdit

female; woman; daughter
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(女子)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

女子

  1. (formal) woman; female

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 ‎(hiragana じょし, romaji joshi)

  1. girl; woman
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Etymology 2Edit

Compound of ja ‎(me, woman) +‎ ‎(ko, child) +‎ .

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NounEdit

女子 ‎(hiragana めこ, romaji meko)

  1. wife and child
  2. wife
  3. a female child; girl
  4. a woman

Etymology 3Edit

wominago → ominago.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 ‎(hiragana おみなご, romaji ominago, historical hiragana をみなご)

  1. a female child; a girl
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Etymology 4Edit

wonnago → onnago. From earlier 女子 ‎(ominago).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 ‎(hiragana おんなご, romaji onnago, historical hiragana をんなご)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

wonago → onago. From earlier wonnago.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

女子 ‎(hiragana おなご, romaji onago, historical hiragana をなご)

  1. a female child; a girl
  2. a woman

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

HanjaEdit

女子 ‎(yeoja) (hangeul 여자, revised yeoja)

  1. Hanja form? of 여자, “girl”.
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