Aug 29, 2011

How to Say Boy and Girl in Japanese

The writing on this Manga says,"Bokutachi Otoko no ko"
It is easy to learn the words for boy and girl in Japanese. First, however we need to know the words for man and woman, then by adding, "no ko", we can change man and woman into boy and girl.

The word for man is otoko (男)

The word for woman is onna (女)


The word for boy is otoko no ko.

The word for girl is onna no ko.


Ko is the word for child or infant and its' kanji looks like this - .

In kanji the word for boy is 男 の 子 - otoko no ko.

In kanji the word for girl is 女 の 子 - onna no ko.


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