nǚ woman

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38]

Related characters


Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)

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nǚ (female)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 女
Stroke order for character 女, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

男女平等 nán nǔ píng děng Treating men and women the same
The standing of women in China

The standing of women in China

Culture

Attitudes to women have varied greatly in China over the centuries. The traditional subservient position of women in society has only really changed in the last sixty years. Our section describes the role of women down the centuries including the role of concubines and how some Imperial women bucked the trend.
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