Also, as a suffix, it means 'lady' or 'female version of xxx.'
That is FUCKED up that while you're out working , your housewife is fucking a pig-snouted sword-swallower.
your sister (when your brother when he runs out of meth money, he turns into a `売春男') !!
|婦||housewife / lady||woman radical is on the LEFT||女|
The housewife is on the LEFT side, because she gets left behind when her husband goes to work. The wife is holding a FORK because she has a job as a cook.