お宅

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たく
Grade: 6

Etymology[edit]

The honorific version of (たく, meaning home).

Noun[edit]

お宅 (hiragana おたく, romaji otaku)

  1. your home
  2. (personal pronoun) you
  3. (rare) geek

Usage notes[edit]

The slang おたく (geek) or オタク is normally written in kana, and rarely in this kanji form.