小蜜

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From (xiăo, small, little) and (, honey; mistress), the latter a phono-semantic matching of English Miss, mistress.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xiăomì
Zhuyin ㄒㄧăㄛ˙ ㄇㄧˋ
IPA (key) /ɕiăo mi⁵¹/

NounEdit

小蜜 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xiăomì)

  1. (neologism, informal) mistress (usually of a rich or powerful man)

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 13:24