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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
nǚ | nü3
English translation
female
woman
daughter
woman, girl; female
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
rǔ | ru3
English translation
archaic variant of [rǔ]

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Number of strokes

3

Radical frequency

681

Traditional form

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Attributive / 区别词 Qūbié cí

Learning hint

A woman turned to the side

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Type

pictographic

Positional decomposition

Explanation

Pictograph of a woman. Depicts a stick-figure with breasts sitting or squatting down.

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委员 wěiyuán huì de 委员 wěiyuán men dōu shì xiē 年轻 niánqīng 妇女 fùnǚ , hěn hǎo de 履行 lǚxíng le 她们 tā men de 职责 zhí zé .

The committee, who were all young women, fulfilled their duties admirably.

tóng 隔壁 gébì 房间 fángjiān de wèi 女孩子 nǚ hái zi Chéng le hǎo 朋友 péngyou .

She's chummed up with the girl in the next room.

女孩 nǚ hái 进来 jìn lái 桌子 zhuōzi bǎi hǎo 准备 zhǔnbèi chī 晚饭 wǎn fàn .

The girl came in and laid the table for supper.

míng 女招待送来 le 他们 tā men diǎn de 葡萄酒 pú tao jiǔ .

A waitress arrived with the wine they had ordered.

自称 zì chēng shì 失踪 shīzōng de 继承人 jì chéng rén 这件 shì Cóng 开始 kāishǐ jiù 存在 cúnzài 很多疑点 yí diǎn .

From the start, doubts surrounded her claim to be the missing heiress.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
女人 nǚ rén woman女人 nǚ rén
female
女孩 nǚ hái girl女孩 nǚ hái
女儿 nǚér daughter女兒
女士 nǚshì lady女士 nǚshì
女性 nǚ xìng woman女性 nǚ xìng
女子 nǚ zǐ woman女子 nǚ zǐ
女生 nǚ shēng schoolgirl女生 nǚ shēng
美女 měi nǚ beautiful woman美女 měi nǚ
女朋友 nǚ péng you girlfriend女朋友 nǚ péng you
妇女 fùnǚ woman婦女
处女 chǔ nǚ virgin處女
女友 nǚ yǒu girlfriend女友 nǚ yǒu
女孩子 nǚ hái zi girl女孩子 nǚ hái zi
男女 nán nǚ male-female男女 nán nǚ
少女 shào nǚ girl少女 shào nǚ
女王 nǚ wáng queen女王 nǚ wáng
子女 zǐ nǚ children子女 zǐ nǚ
妓女 jì nǚ prostitute妓女 jì nǚ
女郎 nǚ láng maiden女郎 nǚ láng
女神 nǚ shén goddess女神 nǚ shén
女装 nǚ zhuāng women's clothes女裝
女排 nǚ pái women's volleyball女排 nǚ pái
修女 xiū nǚ nun or sister (of the Roman Catholic or Greek Orthodox churches)修女 xiū nǚ
儿女 ér nǚ children兒女

Decomposition & Compounds

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Compounds

See all 690 Chinese words that contain the character in their composition.

    • hǎo
      • nāo , hào
    • yāo
      • yāo , yāo , jiào , yǎo , yāo , fiào , yǎo , , biáo , yǎo , ,
      • shù , , , , , , , , , ,
    • Ān
      • yàn
        • yǎn , yàn , ,
      • àn , àn , àn , ān , ān , ǎn , ān , è , ǎn , è , , yàn , , , , , , ǎn ,
    • wēi
      • wǎi , wēi , wēi , wēi , , , , , ,
      • , , , , , , , , , , ,
    • Wěi
      • wèi
      • ǎi , wěi , wěi , 诿 wěi , , ruó , ruí , , wēi , , , , , , , , , , wěi , , ,
    • yīng
    • tuǒ
      • něi , suī , suí , něi , ruó , suī , , , , , suí , , , , , ,
    • wàng
    • jiāng
    • lán
    • qiè
      • jiē , shà , shà , qiè , jiē , shà , qiè , , , ,
    • lóu
    • yíng
      • jiān
    • yàn
      • yǎn
        • , yǎn , yàn , yǎn , yǎn , yǎn , , , , , , , yǎn
      • yàn
    • jiān
    • lóu
      • , , , lóu , lóu , , , , , lǒu , lóu , , , lōu , , , , , , , , lóu , , , , , , , ,
    • yīng
      • , , , , , , yīng , , yīng , , yīng , , , yīng
    • , , shǐ , hūn , jiě , , mèi , niáng , nǎi , , , miào , , xián , biǎo , , Shuǎ , yīn , jià , xìng , jiān , méi , niū , , 姿, , zhuāng , , , , , , , fáng , yāo , nǎi , nèn , , shěn , jiāo , yán , fēi , lǎo , mèi , yuàn , miǎn , wǎn , , é , 婿
    • shān , chāng , , sǎo , piáo , , juān , shuāng , tíng , , rèn , shēn , , xián , , , jié , pīn , , yáo , , , , luán , wěi , , suō , gòu , ē , jiāo , , , ráo , zhí , shū , cháng , shàn , , nān , zhóu , , , , , mān , pín , , , huá , héng
    • nìng , shuò , dān , wèn , jìn , pēi , , , guī , tǒu , ē , , , mín , bàn , , , gòu , kuā , yán , chà , xiǎn , guǐ , sōng , pīng , nán , āi , , , , , , jìng , xìng , zhōu , chuò , jìng , yín , , huà , chán , yǎo , , chuò , jiǎ , wéi , měi , dān , qián , ān
    • yīng , xiè , tuǒ , mào , ǎo , bǎo , , tōu , , chī , měi , pán , yuán , yīng , Láng , ài , , léi , xuán , zhāng , , yān , lào , , zhē , , , qiáng , liáo , , , huán , niáng , chóu , róng , , niǎo , xìng , 嬿 yàn , lǎn , xiān , lǎn , yīng , , , , , chà , , 奿
    • , hóng , , , , , , , , , , , zhuāng , , , , , , , , , , , , , , shēn , 妿, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    • , pèi , , , , , hóng , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 娿, , , , , , , , ,
    • , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , lún , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , duān , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    • , , , , , , , , , , , , , 媿, , , , , , , , , , nǎo , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , xián , , , 嫿
    • , , , , , , , ráo , , chán , jiāo , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , pín , , , , , , , , shěn , , , , , , , , niáng
    • , , , , , , luán , , , , , , ,
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