Chinese Edit

new; newly; meso- (chem.) woman
trad. (新婦)
simp. (新妇)
alternative forms 新抱 Cantonese
心抱 Cantonese
新袍 Cantonese
新府 Yangjiang Cantonese
新𡜵 Teochew
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Pronunciation Edit

  • san1 fu5 - literary (all senses);
  • san1 pou5/sam1 pou5 - vernacular (“daughter-in-law; bride”);
  • sam1 pou5 is due to assimilation.
Note: lhim1 fu4 is due to assimilation.
Note: sim-pū is due to assimilation.
Note: sim1 bu6 is due to assimilation.

Noun Edit


  1. (literary or dialectal) bride
  2. (literary or Cantonese, Gan, Hakka, Min, Pinghua, Wu) daughter-in-law
  3. (literary) sister-in-law (younger brother's wife)
  4. (literary) married woman

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Japanese Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2
ふ > ぷ
Grade: 5

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Noun Edit

(しん)() (shinpu

  1. bride (woman who is going to marry or has just been married)

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References Edit

  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

Korean Edit

Hanja in this term

Noun Edit

新婦 (sinbu) (hangeul 신부)

  1. Hanja form? of 신부 (bride).