女性

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  • (じょ)(せい)
    じょせい (josei)
  • (にょ)(しょう)
    にょしょう (nyoshou)

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  • nounnoun taking the genitive case particle の
    woman, female
      • Applies only to じょせい
      linguistics terminology
      feminine gender
      • vrouw, {min.} vrouwspersoon, {Barg.} mos, {Barg.} nekeiwe
        • de vrouwen, het vrouwelijke geslacht, het vrouwvolk, de meiden, {pej., bel.} de wijven, het schone, zwakke geslacht, de schone, tweede, andere sekse
          • {taalk.} vrouwelijk geslacht, {taalk., Lat.} femininum, {afk.} fem., {afk.} v., {afk.} vr., vrouwelijk …, wijfjes-, feminien …, gynaeco-, {Lat.} feminini generis
            • femme, de sexe féminin
              • féminin
                • Frau, Dame, schönes Geschlecht, Frau, weibliche Person, weibliches Wesen
                  • Weiblichkeit, weibliches Geschlecht
                    • Femininum, weiblich
                        • (кн.) женщины, женский пол, 1) женский пол; женщины; женственность, {~的} а) женственный; б) мягкий (по очертаниям); пологий, 2) женщина, 3) (грам.) женский род
                          • ženska
                            • sexo femenino, mujer (mejor término que onna)
                              • género femenino
                                • kvinna

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                                  • 3 strokes

                                    woman, female

                                  • 8 strokes

                                    sex, gender, nature

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                                  • Japanese sentence

                                    その少女は大きくなってすらりとした女性になった。 

                                    Sentence analysis
                                    Translation

                                    The girl has grown into a slender woman.

                                    La fille est devenue une femme svelte.

                                    Das Mädchen ist zu einer schlanken Frau herangewachsen.


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