Jisho

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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.
Noun
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
Noun
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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