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Younger Sister in Chinese / Japanese...

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Younger Sister

China mèi
Japan mai / imouto
Younger Sister Vertical Wall Scroll

妹 is the single-character for younger sister.

In colloquial Japanese speech, this can be a way to say, darling, dear, honey, or my betrothed (only used when referring to a woman).

In Japanese, this can be the female given name Mai.

In Chinese, you will generally see this used in double form, "妹妹" or "mei mei" when referring to a younger sister.

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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your younger sister search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin mèi / mei4
Taiwan mei
Japanese imouto / imoto / いもうと
Younger Sister Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese younger sister
Japanese (humble language) younger sister

亡妹

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Japanese boumai / bomai / ぼうまい Japanese one's deceased younger sister

令妹

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Japanese reimai / remai / れいまい Japanese your younger sister

兄妹

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Mandarin xiōng mèi / xiong1 mei4
Taiwan hsiung mei
Japanese keimai;kyoudai(ik) / kemai;kyodai(ik) / けいまい;きょうだい(ik)
Chinese brother(s) and sister(s)
Japanese older brother and younger sister

妹分

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Japanese imoutobun / imotobun / いもうとぶん Japanese protegee; someone who one considers as a younger sister

妹夫

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Mandarin mèi fu / mei4 fu5
Taiwan mei fu
Chinese younger sister's husband

妹妹

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Mandarin mèi mei / mei4 mei5
Taiwan mei mei
Chinese younger sister; young woman; CL:個|个[ge4]

妹婿

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Japanese imoutomuko / imotomuko / いもうとむこ Japanese the husband of one's younger sister

妹子

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Mandarin mèi zi / mei4 zi5
Taiwan mei tzu
Japanese maiko / まいこ
Chinese (dialect) younger sister; girl

妹御

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Japanese imoutogo;imotogo / imotogo;imotogo / いもうとご;いもとご Japanese (honorific or respectful language) (See 妹さん・いもうとさん) (another person's) younger sister

姉弟

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Japanese shitei;kyoudai(ik) / shite;kyodai(ik) / してい;きょうだい(ik) Japanese older sister and younger brother

姊妹

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Mandarin zǐ mèi / zi3 mei4
Taiwan tzu mei
Chinese (older and younger) sisters; sister (school, city etc)

姨妹

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Mandarin yí mèi / yi2 mei4
Taiwan i mei
Chinese wife's younger sister; sister-in-law

嫂嫂

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Mandarin sǎo sao / sao3 sao5
Taiwan sao sao
Chinese older brother's wife; sister-in-law; (polite address to a younger married woman) sister

実妹

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Japanese jitsumai / じつまい Japanese (biological) younger sister; younger sister from the same parents

小妹

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Mandarin xiǎo mèi / xiao3 mei4
Taiwan hsiao mei
Japanese shoumai / shomai / しょうまい
Chinese little sister; girl; (Tw) young female employee working in a low-level role dealing with the public (assistant, waitress, attendant etc)
Japanese (pronoun) little sister; younger sister

小姑

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Mandarin xiǎo gū / xiao3 gu1
Taiwan hsiao ku
Japanese kojuutome;kojuuto / kojutome;kojuto / こじゅうとめ;こじゅうと
Chinese husband's younger sister; sister-in-law
Japanese sister-in-law

小姨

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Mandarin xiǎo yí / xiao3 yi2
Taiwan hsiao i
Chinese (coll.) wife's younger sister; sister-in-law

少妹

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Japanese shoumai / shomai / しょうまい Japanese (pronoun) little sister; younger sister

幼妹

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Mandarin yòu mèi / you4 mei4
Taiwan yu mei
Chinese younger sister

庶妹

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Japanese mamaimo / ままいも Japanese (archaism) step-sister (younger); stepsister

弟妹

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Mandarin dì mèi / di4 mei4
Taiwan ti mei
Japanese teimai / temai / ていまい
Chinese younger sibling; younger brother's wife
Japanese younger brother and sister

弟婦


弟妇

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Mandarin dì fù / di4 fu4
Taiwan ti fu
Chinese younger brother's wife; sister-in-law

弟媳

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Mandarin dì xí / di4 xi2
Taiwan ti hsi
Chinese younger brother's wife; sister-in-law

愚妹

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Japanese gumai / ぐまい Japanese (humble language) younger sister

継妹

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Japanese mamaimo / ままいも Japanese (archaism) step-sister (younger); stepsister

義妹

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Japanese gimai(p);imouto(ik) / gimai(p);imoto(ik) / ぎまい(P);いもうと(ik) Japanese (1) sister-in-law (spouse's younger sister or younger brothers's wife); (2) younger stepsister; younger adopted sister; non-blood-related younger sister

義弟

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Japanese gitei(p);otouto(ik) / gite(p);ototo(ik) / ぎてい(P);おとうと(ik) Japanese (1) brother-in-law (spouse's younger brother or younger sister's husband); (2) (obscure) younger stepbrother

表叔

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Mandarin biǎo shū / biao3 shu1
Taiwan piao shu
Chinese son of grandfather's sister; son of grandmother's brother or sister; father's younger male cousin; (Hong Kong slang) mainlander

襟弟

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Mandarin jīn dì / jin1 di4
Taiwan chin ti
Chinese husband of wife's younger sister

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Younger Sistermai / imouto
mai / imoto
mai/imoto
mèi / mei4 / mei



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