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How to say Woman In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
女おんな
Pronunciation: onna
How to Say It Outloud: on-na
Usage: General term for a woman.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼女はとても優しい女です。
Example Sentence English:She is a very kind woman.
KanjiHiragana
女性じょせい
Pronunciation: josei
How to Say It Outloud: jo-sei
Usage: Formal term for a woman.
Example Sentence Japanese:その女性は医者です。
Example Sentence English:That woman is a doctor.
Hiragana
おんなのひと
Pronunciation: onna no hito
How to Say It Outloud: on-na no hi-to
Usage: Polite way to refer to a woman.
Example Sentence Japanese:あの女の人は先生です。
Example Sentence English:That woman is a teacher.
Hiragana
おなご
Pronunciation: onago
How to Say It Outloud: o-na-go
Usage: More poetic or classical way to say woman.
Example Sentence Japanese:おなごは花の美しさを持つ。
Example Sentence English:A woman possesses the beauty of a flower.

Dictionary

女性じょせいCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • woman; female
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • feminine gender
Wikipedia definition
  • Woman
女おんなCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
Noun, used as a prefix
  • woman; female
Noun
  • female lover; girlfriend; mistress; (someone's) woman
婦人ふじんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • woman; lady; adult female
女子じょしCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Noun
  • woman; girl
女の人おんなのひとCommon wordjlpt-n2
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • woman
女人にょにん
Noun
  • woman
人物じんぶつCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • person; character; figure; personage; man; woman
Noun
  • one's character; one's personality
Noun
  • able person; talented person
ウーマンウーマンCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • woman
Place
  • Uman (Russia)
婦女ふじょCommon word
Noun
  • woman; womankind
嬢じょうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • unmarried woman
Noun, used as a suffix
  • Miss
Noun, used as a suffix
  • -ess; -ette
Wikipedia definition
  • Daughter
美人びじんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • beautiful woman; (a) beauty
女流じょりゅうCommon word
Noun
  • woman (writer, artist, aviator, etc.)
婦女子ふじょし
Noun
  • women and children
Noun
  • woman; grown woman; wife
一女いちじょCommon word
Noun
  • one daughter
Noun
  • eldest daughter; first-born daughter
賢者けんじゃ
Noun
  • wise person; sage
Wikipedia definition
  • Wise old man
おなご
Noun
  • woman; girl
Place
  • Mego
美女びじょCommon word
Noun
  • beautiful woman
妊婦にんぷCommon word
Noun
  • pregnant woman
老女ろうじょCommon word
Noun
  • elderly woman
Noun
  • senior lady-in-waiting
寡婦かふCommon word
Noun
  • widow; divorced woman not remarried; unmarried woman
Wikipedia definition
  • Widow

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