Definition of 妾

  • concubine

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • めかけ
  • そばめ
  • わらわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

妾, 私, わらわ

I, me

妾, 目掛け, 目掛, 側女, 側妻, めかけ, そばめ, おんなめ

mistress, kept woman, concubine

妻妾, さいしょう

one's wife and mistress(es)

愛妾, あいしょう

beloved concubine, favourite concubine (e.g. of the shogun)

妾腹, しょうふく, めかけばら

illegitimate (e.g. born to a mistress)

妾奉公, めかけ奉公, めかけぼうこう

serving as a concubine

男妾, だんしょう

male paramour

一盗二婢三妾四妓五妻, いっとうにひさんしょうしぎごさい

most thrilling relationships for a man (another man's wife, a maidservant, a mistress, a prostitute, and finally his own wife)

妾出, しょうしゅつ

illegitimate (e.g. born to a mistress)

妾宅, しょうたく

house in which a mistress is kept


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