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How to say Ban In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
禁止きんしキンシ
Pronunciation: kinshi
How to Say It Outloud: kin-shee
Usage: A formal term often used in official contexts such as signs, regulations, and laws.
Example Sentence Japanese:この区域では喫煙が禁止されています。
Example Sentence English:Smoking is prohibited in this area.
HiraganaKatakana
バンバン
Pronunciation: ban suru
How to Say It Outloud: ban soo-roo
Usage: A casual term often used in the context of online games or social media to denote banning someone.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はゲームで不正行為をしたのでバンされた。
Example Sentence English:He was banned for cheating in the game.

Dictionary

ばんCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
Adverb (fukushi)
  • evening; night
Noun
  • dinner; evening meal
Counter
  • counter for nights
ばんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • number (in a series)
Noun
  • (one's) turn
Noun
  • watch; guard; lookout
Noun, used as a suffix
  • rank; standing; position
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • bout; match
Noun, used as a suffix
  • pieces (in a collection)
ばんCommon word
Noun
  • board (in shogi, go, chess, etc.)
Noun
  • (phonograph) record; disc; disk
Noun, used as a suffix
  • board; panel; plate
バンバンCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • bun (hairstyle)
Place
  • Van (Turkey); Bang; Wend
はんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • edition; version; printing; impression; implementation (of software)
Noun
  • plate; block; cast
Counter
  • counter for editions of a publication
ばんjlpt-n1
Adverb (fukushi)
  • completely; absolutely; totally
ばん
Noun
  • moorhen (Gallinula chloropus); waterhen; gallinule
バン
Noun
  • van; truck; delivery van
バン
Noun
  • bang
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • (with a) bang
バン
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • ban (of an online account)

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