Meaning of 妻

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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A woman holding a broom in her hand
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    • [ ] woman, girl; female
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: wife
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    妻子 zi wife; Classifiers:
    夫妻 husband and wife; married couple
    未婚妻 wèi hūn fiancée
    妻妾 qiè wives and concubines (of a polygamous man); harem
    前妻 qián ex-wife; late wife
    More: 妻* | *妻 | *妻*
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to marry off (a daughter)
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