The correct pinyin of girl in Nu, but when you type nu in none of the first searches are "Nu", or even if u type just "n" for that matter.

Why does it not appear, as it is a pretty common word.

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    The correct pinyin of girl in Nu No, the correct pinyin is , and since ü is hard to type on a standard English keyboard layout, they substituted it with v.
    – dROOOze
    May 27, 2021 at 19:18
  • It should show up if you just type n.
    – Alan Zzz
    May 27, 2021 at 23:50

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Try 'nv'. It's actually 'nǚ' and since 'v' is not in mandarin pronunciation, it's quite reasonable to use 'v' in place.

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