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娘 means 'daughter'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 612   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 28    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 50 words   Used in 44 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   むすめ daughter
On    ジョウ
Kun   
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See how to use 娘 as "daughter" versus as "young woman." Find out what it means when people say "A bug landed on the daughter-in-a-box" or how a young woman can figuratively be a signboard. Learn why the Japanese would write "parent and daughter" in an ateji way, rather than as . See how various performers and manga characters have connections to 娘, as do Amazonian troops!
⿰   woman; female   good  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 娘 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 娘 is used 45 times, read 3 ways.
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ジョウ : 7 words FIND ALL
1
noun
1. girl; young (unmarried) woman  (archaic)
2. (grown) woman; lady  (this meaning is restricted to reading じょうし)
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むすめ : 31 words FIND ALL
3
noun
1. (my) daughter
2. girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)  (see also: )
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こ : 7 words FIND ALL
mother and daughter; (ateji) parent and child
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An additional 5 less common words include 娘 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1846  Joy o' Kanji : 1846  Key to Kanji: 998 

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むすめ daughter   
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リョウ   よ good   
ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
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