second rank / girl

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In addition to the politically incorrect elements, this kanji is also a COCK; the ONE common jukugo that uses 乙 does NOT use the 'proper' pronunciation . .. of EITHER damn kanji! (see below!)

Onyomi

OTSU

You OUGHT TO be mad that Nihongo puts girls in second place.

Honestly, unless you're specializing in contract law, you won't need this ONyomi, but it was so obvious it practically wrote itself.

Mnemonic

As for how to remember the APPEARANCE, well, it kind of looks like the numeral '2'!

Kunyomi

おと second rank, second thing in a series - usually seen on legal documents: "Party of the second part" or whatever. NPF
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Jukugo

乙女(おとめ)

pure, virginal girl ★★☆☆☆ FR
(second rank / girl) + (woman) = 乙女 (pure, virginal girl)

a girl. Unlike the related term 少女, 乙女 emphasizes the "pure, virginal" aspect of girlhood - used about girls around 12-19 years old.

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Synonyms

girl, woman, female
女性    女の人    嬢    乙女    女の子    女子