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ChineseEdit

beautiful; beauty; America female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(美女)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

美女

  1. beautiful woman; pretty woman

Usage notesEdit

Often used as a polite way of getting the attention of a waitress, equivalent to excuse me in English.

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
じょ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 美女

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

美女 (hiragana びじょ, rōmaji bijo, historical hiragana びぢよ)

  1. a beautiful girl or woman; a beauty

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

美女 (minyeo) (hangeul 미녀)

  1. Hanja form? of 미녀, “a beautiful woman, a beauty”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

美女

  1. Hán tự form of mỹ nữ, “a beautiful woman, a beauty