See also: 长女

ChineseEdit

 
long; length; forever
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
female; woman; daughter
trad. (長女)
simp. (长女)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

長女

  1. eldest daughter
    生下兒子承祖,長女玉英,次女桃英,三女月英。元來先花後果倒是玉英承祖。 [Written Vernacular Chinese, trad.]
    生下儿子承祖,长女玉英,次女桃英,三女月英。元来先花后果倒是玉英承祖。 [Written Vernacular Chinese, simp.]
    From: Feng Menglong, Stories to Awaken the World, 1627 CE
    Shēngxià sān nǚ yī nán: érzǐ míng yuē Chéngzǔ, chángnǚ míng Yùyīng, cìnǚ míng Táoyīng, sānnǚ míng Yuèyīng. Yuánlái shì xiānhuāhòuguǒ de, dǎoshì Yùyīng jū cháng, cì jí Chéngzǔ. [Pinyin]
    The son was named Chengzu, the eldest daughter Yuying, the second daughter Taoying, and the third daughter Yueying. Yuying was the eldest of the four and Chengzu the son was the second.

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
じょ
Grade: 1
kan’on

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (long; elder) +‎ (woman; female).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(ちょう)(じょ) (chōjo

  1. the eldest of all of a family's daughters

Related termsEdit

son daughter child (rare)
one's first (ちょう)(なん) (chōnan), (いち)(なん) (ichinan), (ちょう)() (chōshi) (ちょう)(じょ) (chōjo), (いち)(じょ) (ichijo) (ちょう)() (chōshi)
one's second ()(なん) (jinan), ()(なん) (jinan), ()() (jishi) ()(じょ) (jijo), ()(じょ) (jijo) ()() (jishi)
one's third (さん)(なん) (sannan) (さん)(じょ) (sanjo) -

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

長女 (jangnyeo) (hangeul 장녀)

  1. Hanja form? of 장녀 (eldest daughter).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

長女

  1. Hán tự form of trưởng nữ (eldest daughter).