【女史】 じょし ( joshi )
1 (n)
  • Ms (nuance of status)
  • Miss
  • Madame
  • 2 (adj-f)
  • highbrow (woman)
  • cerebral
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    女史 (hiragana じょし, romaji joshi)

    1. (ancient China) The title of one type of lady-in-waiting. During the Zhou Dynasty, this position was thought to be responsible for protocol and etiquette, changing during the Han Dynasty to handle the records of the inner palace.
    2. (ancient Japan) The title of one type of lady-in-waiting under the Ritsuryō system.
    3. Generic honorific suffix for women: Ms. / Miss / Mrs.

    See also[edit]

    • 15px Zhou Dynasty on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Zhou Dynasty
    • 15px Han Dynasty on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Han Dynasty
    • 15px Ritsuryō on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Ritsuryō

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