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Pīnyīn
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(coll.) wife
HSK 5
husband's mother / mother-in-law / grandma
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grandmother / matron / mother-in-law / (slang) femme (in a lesbian relationship)
granny / mother-in-law
(coll.) mother's mother / maternal grandmother
husband's parents / parents-in-law
mother-in-law and daughter-in-law
witch / sorceress / female shaman
husband's family
primary wife
concubine / mistress / (dialect) woman
effeminate / old-womanish / garrulous / fainthearted / overly careful / overly sensitive / maudlin
old woman (at times contemptuous)
(dialect) hen / prostitute / (Tw) interfering / nosy / busybody (from Taiwanese 家婆, POJ pr. [ke-pô])
grandfather's sister / sister of a woman's father-in-law
mapo tofu / stir-fried beancurd in chili sauce
to swirl about / (of leaves and branches) to sway
earnest and well-meaning advice (idiom); to persuade patiently
Borneo island (of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei)
tomboy
woman (derog.)
Brahmin
faded old woman
old woman
Shiva (Hindu deity)
women with disreputable or illegal professions (idiom)
matchmaker
tearful (idiom)
Brahmanism / Hinduism
(dialect) mother-in-law / (house)wife
Borobudur (in Java, Indonesia)
midwife
Mahābhārata, second great Indian epic after 羅摩衍那|罗摩衍那, possibly originally c. 4th century BC
great-grandmother
midwife (old term)
midwife
lit. even a submissive daughter-in-law will one day become a domineering mother-in-law (idiom) / fig. the oppressed will become the oppressor / what goes around comes around
aunt by marriage / husband's aunt / husband's father's younger brother's wife
both sides claim they're right (idiom)
Champa (Sanskrit: Campapura or Campanagara), ancient kingdom in the South of Vietnam c. 200-1693
(dialect) wife / married woman
midwife who induces labor
wealthy woman
midwife
housewife (jocularly) / female housekeeper of a higher rank (old) / busybody
every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis)
to chase girls / to hang around with girls
Caucasian woman (Cantonese)
meddling woman / nosy parker (Cantonese)
woman in late pregnancy (colloquial)
wife, kids and a warm bed (idiom) / the simple and good life
henpecked / to be under one's wife's thumb


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