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Noun (futsuumeishi)
unmarried woman

Noun, used as a suffix
after a name

Noun, used as a suffix
after a line of work
-ess, -ette

ON: ジョウ KUN: むすめ
lass, girl, Miss, daughter

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 4043.3

ON: ジョウ KUN: むすめ, こ
daughter, girl

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 4343.3

Parts: (じょう) 長年 (ながねん) 亜米利加 (アメリカ) 居る (いる) ので (んで) 英語 (えいご) 話す (はなす) 非常に (ひじょうに) 上手い (うまい)
Having been in America for many years, Miss Tanaka is a very good speaker of English.

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