父ちゃん

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From ‎(, father) +‎ ちゃん ‎(-chan, familiar suffix).

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Noun[edit]

父ちゃん ‎(hiragana とうちゃん, romaji tōchan) (alternative reading hiragana とっちゃん, romaji totchan)

  1. (term of endearment) pop, dad

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3