Internet Slang

小仙女 [xiǎo xiān nǚ] & 小姐姐 [xiǎo jiě jie]

小仙女 [xiǎo xiān nǚ] n. Little+nymph. 小姐姐 [xiǎo jiě jiě] n. Little+older sister. Both Internet slang terms are used to address or describe girls and young women. These two newly-coined terms have probably rendered 美眉/MM [měi méi] “pretty girl” obsolete…[允悲] ​​​​

But personally I think “little nymph” is still a gendered term as by the Chinese people’s standards, nymphs are ageless and slender.

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