お父さん

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Reading

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  • ()(とう)()()
    おとうさん (otousan)
  • obsolete reading
    ()(とっ)()()
    おとっさん (otossan)

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  • honorific languagenoun
    father, dad, papa, pa, pop, daddy, dada
    • see also: 
  • honorific language
    husband
    • colloquialismpronoun
      you, he, him
        • of person older than speaker
      • vader, pa, papa {honorifieke term (sonkeigo 尊敬語)}
        • père, papa
          • Vater (höfliche Anrede des eigenen Vaters od. Bez. des Vater jmd. anderes)
            • atya, páter
              • 1) отец, папа, 2) ваш (его) отец
                • oče, {naziv za naslavljanje, ogovarjanje lastnega očeta}
                  • padre

                    Family

                    List of words related to family.

                    Family names in Japanese

                    EnglishJapanese
                    👪 Family
                    👨 Father  
                    👩 Mother  
                    👴 Grandfather
                    👵 Grandmother
                    👦🏼 Grandchild
                    👦 Big brother
                    👧 Big sister
                    👶 Little brother
                    👶🏼 Little sister
                    👦👧 Siblings
                    🤵 Husband
                    👰 Wife
                    👶🏻 Child
                    👦🏻 Son
                    👧🏻 Daughter
                    🐶 Pet
                    👨🏻 Uncle
                    👩🏻 Aunt
                    Cousin
                    Relative

                    Kanji in this word

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                    • 4 strokes

                      father

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                    • Japanese sentence

                      お父さんは煙草の煙でたくさん輪を作れる。 

                      Sentence analysis
                      Translation

                      Dad can blow many smoke rings.

                      Papa peut faire plusieurs ronds de fumée.


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