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English Meaning(s) for 少女

  1. little girl; maiden; young lady; female usually between 7 and 18 years old
  2. female between 17 and 20 years old (ritsuryo period)

Definition and Synonyms for 少女

Girl a youthful female person
Synonyms: めこ, ガール, ギャル, メッチェン, 乙女子, 児女, 女児, 女子, 女の子, 女の子, 女の童, , 娘さん, 娘子, , お嬢さん, 子女, 小女, 小女, 少女, 幼女, 早乙女, 童女
Girl a young woman
Synonyms: めこ, ガール, ミッシー, マドモアゼル, ヤングレディー, 乙女子, 女子, 女の子, 女の子, , , , お姉さん, 姉さん, , 娘子, , お嬢さん, 嬢さん, 嬢さん, 少女, 早乙女
Lass a girl or young woman who is unmarried
Synonyms: めこ, 女子, 小娘, 少女
Maid an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
Synonyms: 処女, 少女
Virgin a person who has never had sex
Synonyms: おぼこ, おぼこい, バージン, 処女, 少女, 手入らず, 生娘, 生息子, 童貞

Meanings for each kanji in 少女

few; little Kanji Details »
woman; female Kanji Details »

Categories 少女 is a member of

Female a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
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Innocent a person who lacks knowledge of evil
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Girl a young woman
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Adult Female an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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Sample Sentences for 少女

The girl brushed past me.
The girl looked so pale.
The girl was given a prize for good conduct.
He rescued the little girl at the cost of his life.
The girl grew up to be a pianist.

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what about otome? is it still used and if so where? 

#3 Posted by youstolemylife over 5 years ago

what about otome? is it still used and if so where? 

#2 Posted by youstolemylife over 5 years ago

Watashi wa mahou shoujo desu.


#1 Posted by morisummer over 6 years ago

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