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子女
Main
English Definitionchildren; sons and daughters
Simplified Script子女
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzǐnǚ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
zínǚ
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗˇ ㄋㄩˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi2neoi5
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)
female; woman; daughter

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Words With Same Head Word    
子弹zǐdànbullet
子孙zǐsūnoffspring; posterity
子弟zǐdìchild; the younger generation
子丑zǐchǒufirst two of the twelve earthly branches 十二地支; by ext., the earthly branches
子京zǐjīngsee 紫荆
Words With Same Tail Word    
妇女fùnǚwoman
少女shàonǚgirl; young lady
儿女érnǚchildren; sons and daughters
孙女sūnnǚson's daughter; granddaughter
仕女shìnǚcourt lady; palace maid; traditional painting of beautiful women
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