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Words — 14 found

Noun
1. wife (esp. one's own wife)
  • にょうぼう女房
  • てんいん店員
  • さん
  • より
  • ひとまわりちい一回り小さい
  • My wife's hands are slightly smaller than the shop assistant's.
2. court lady; female court attache; woman who served at the imperial palaceOnly applies to にょうぼう, Only applies to にゅうぼう
3. woman (esp. as a love interest)Archaism, Only applies to にょうぼう, Only applies to にゅうぼう
Other forms
女房 【にょうぼ】女房 【にゅうぼう】
Notes
にゅうぼう: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. assistant; right-hand man; subordinate; wifely role
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Noun
1. secret language of court ladies (Muromachi period)
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2. Nyōbō kotobawas a cant that was originally used by Japanese court lad... Read more
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女房言葉 【にょうぼうことば】
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Noun
1. court lady
Place
2. Nyokan
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3. Lady-in-waitingA lady-in-waiting is a female personal assistant at a cou... Read more
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女官 【にょうかん】女官 【にょかん】
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Noun
1. mythical island inhabited only by women; isle of womenAbbreviation, See also 女護の島 にょうごのしま
2. women-only location
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Noun, No-adjective
1. being devoted to one's wife; uxoriousYojijukugo (four character compound)
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Noun
1. costume for women serving in the inner palace (Heian period)Archaism
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Noun
1. mythical island inhabited only by women; isle of women
2. women-only location
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女護の島 【にょうごのしま】女護島 【にょごのしま】女護島 【にょうごのしま】
Notes
女護島: Irregular okurigana usage. 女護島: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Noun
1. husband being henpecked; house where the wife is the boss; petticoat governmentYojijukugo (four character compound)
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Noun
1. woman bestowed with the title "in" (usu. the empress, imperial princesses, etc.)Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo), See also
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女院 【にょいん】
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にょうぼうたたみあたらほう 女房
Expression
1. wives and tatami are best when they're new
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女房と畳は新しい方が良い 【にょうぼうとたたみはあたらしいほうがいい】女房と畳は新しいほうがいい 【にょうぼうとたたみはあたらしいほうがいい】女房と畳は新しい方が良い 【にょうぼうとたたみはあたらしいほうがよい】女房と畳は新しい方がよい 【にょうぼうとたたみはあたらしいほうがよい】
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Kanji — 1 found

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3 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
woman, female
Kun: おんな
On: ジョ ニョ ニョウ
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Names — 6 found

にょう 【女布】
Place
1. Nyou
にょういん 【女院】
Unclassified name
1. Nyouin
にょうごんげんさん 【女布権現山】
Unclassified name
1. Nyougongensan
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