Chinese edit

male sex; nature; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
simp. and trad.
(男性)

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Noun edit

男性

  1. (often attributive) the male sex; male
  2. man; male

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  • (man):

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Descendants edit

Sino-Xenic (男性):
  • Japanese: 男性(だんせい) (dansei)
  • Korean: 남성(男性) (namseong)
  • Vietnamese: nam tính (男性)

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
だん
Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(だん)(せい) (dansei

  1. man, boy, male person
  2. (grammar) masculine gender

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References edit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

男性 (namseong) (hangeul 남성)

  1. Hanja form? of 남성 (male).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Adjective edit

男性

  1. chữ Hán form of nam tính (masculine).