Bijin

: 美人 【びじん】
(n.) beautiful person.

Bijin is a Japanese expression that is derived both from the English word "vision" and used to describe women of beauty. Although jin (人) means person, bijin alone is only used to refer to women. There are however other sayings based on the term that can be applied to both men and women, and bi (美) is often used to describe beauty, ie: bishoujo and bishounen.

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