子供

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  • ()(ども)
    こども (kodomo)

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  • noun
    child
    • kind, jongen, meisje, {meton.} jonge harten
      • baby, zuigeling
        • nakomeling, zoon, dochter, kroost, afstammeling
          • enfant
            • Kind, Säugling, Baby, Kleinkind, Junge, Mädchen
              • eigenes Kind, Abkömmling, Spross
                • gyerek, gyermek, gyerekek
                  • ребёнок, дитя; сын; дочь; дети, {~の} детский, ребяческий, {~のない} бездетный
                    • otrok, otroci
                      • niño, niños
                        • barn

                          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

                          Children's Day - こどもの日

                          Children's day is a day to celebrate the happiness of all children and their healthy growth.

                          May 5th is Children's day, also called (boys festival). During this day, people celebrate the happiness of all children and their healthy growth. It is a National Holiday since 1948.

                          Families with boys often display a helmet replica or samurai dolls at home and fly carp streamers outside.

                          Tradicional foods during this day are (a rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo leaves) and (rice cakes wrapped in an oak leaf with sweet adzuki beans inside).

                          In Japan, Children's day is celebrated twice a year. (hina matsuri) on March 3rd for the girls and (kodomonohi) on May 5th for the boys.

                          Kanji in this word

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                          • 3 strokes

                            child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

                          • 8 strokes

                            submit, offer, present, serve (meal), accompany

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