宅女 (zhai nu): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 2, 2018

宅女 (Chinese PinYin: [zhái nǚ]; traditional Chinese:宅女) may mean: (1) noun. female Otaku; (2) noun. women who are staying at home all the time; (3) noun. women with obsessive interests. Literally: 宅 (otaku) + 女 (women). In modern Japanese slang, the term otaku is mostly equivalent to “geek” or “nerd”, but in a more derogatory manner than used in the West. However, according to studies published in 2013, the term otaku has become less negative, and an increasing number of people now self-identify as otaku. The term is a popular buzzword In China and often used informally.

1. How to pronounce 宅女?

Chinese Pinyin: [zhái nǚ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 宅女

Synonyms:居家女

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 宅女

Fixed expression: 宅女男神 (dream boy for female otaku),

Collocation: 宅男宅女 (male otaku and female otaku),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 宅女 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 宅女.

4.1 每个宅女都能被划分为一定的“萌”的级别。

Translation: Every female otaku can be classified on a moe scale.

4.2 “宅女”就是一个很流行的词汇,意思指那些整天呆在家的人。

Translation: Female Otaku is a very popular word, it refers to the group of women who are staying at home all the time.

4.3 宅女经常被描述成骨灰级的书呆子, 电脑迷或极端痴迷者.

Translation: Female Otaku can be described as a hardcore nerd, geek or fangirl.

4.4 回首这六个月,有很多地方都留有遗憾,但是这段宅女生活是我人生中难得的一段记忆,我会好好珍藏这段记忆的。

Translation: There are lots of regrets for these six months, but also these long OTAKU period is a great experience of my life. i will treasure it.

4.5 她坦称自己是个“宅女”。

Translation: She admits to be an “otaku”.

4.6 宅女出自日语, 是指沉迷于某些兴趣的人,通常是动漫和漫画迷。

Translation: Otaku is originally a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom.

4.7 在现代日本的俚语中,宅女这个词大多相当于“怪胎”或“书呆子”,但比西方使用的更为贬义。

Translation: In modern Japanese slang, the term otaku is mostly equivalent to “geek” or “nerd”, but in a more derogatory manner than used in the West.

4.8 根据2013年发表的研究,宅女这个词变得不那么贬义了,现在越来越多的人自称为宅女。

Translation: According to studies published in 2013, the term otaku has become less negative, and an increasing number of people now self-identify as female otaku.

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