赤ちゃん

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あか
Grade: 1
kun’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

(aka, red) +‎ ちゃん (-chan, familiarizing suffix)

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Noun[edit]

赤ちゃん (hiragana あかちゃん, rōmaji aka-chan)

  1. a baby
     (あか)ちゃんと (ぼく)
    Aka-chan to Boku
    Baby & Me
    • 1986 July 5 [Oct 18 1985], Kobayashi, Makoto, “Vol.26 マイケルの初夜 [Vol.26 Michael’s First Night]”, in What’sホワッツ Michaelマイケル? [What’s Michael], volume 2 (fiction, in Japanese), 10th edition, Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-176508-6, page 30:
      このバカモノ‼ポッポはまだ赤ちゃんなんだぞ〰〰
      Kono bakamono‼ Poppo wa mada aka-chan nan da zo〰〰‼
      You moron‼ Poppo’s still an infant〰〰‼

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