Meaning of 婢

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English Definition: slave girl; maid servant
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: A humble woman ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ bēi ] humble, low, inferior; to despise
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Example Words
奴婢 slave servant
奴颜婢膝 yán servile and bending the knee (idiom); fawning; bending and scraping to curry favor
婢女 slave girl; servant girl
婢作夫人 zuò ren inferiors ape superiors; to not be competent enough to do sth.
婢学夫人 xué rén inferiors mimic superiors (idiom)
More: 婢* | *婢 | *婢*
Example Sentences
But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.
If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;
Unconsciously, we do not have feelings of slaves, is the cause as servants.
In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and maidservants and menservants, and camels and donkeys.
And the man increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses.