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How to say Best Friend In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
親友しんゆう
Pronunciation: shinyuu
How to Say It Outloud: shin-yuu
Usage: Commonly used to refer to a person who is a best friend, emphasizing a deep and close friendship.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は私の親友です。
Example Sentence English:He is my best friend.
KanjiHiragana
無二の友むにのとも
Pronunciation: muni no tomo
How to Say It Outloud: mu-ni no to-mo
Usage: Literally translates to 'friend without equal', highlighting an irreplaceable relationship.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は私にとって無二の友です。
Example Sentence English:He is an irreplaceable friend to me.
KanjiHiragana
大親友だいしんゆう
Pronunciation: daishinyuu
How to Say It Outloud: dai-shin-yuu
Usage: A more emphatic way to say best friend, with '大' meaning 'great' or 'big'.
Example Sentence Japanese:私の大親友と一緒に旅行します。
Example Sentence English:I am traveling with my best friend.

Dictionary

ベストフレンドベストフレンド
Noun
  • best friend
大親友だいしんゆう
Noun
  • best friend; very close friend
莫逆の友ばくぎゃくのとも
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • very close friend; bosom friend
マイ・ベスト・フレンズ・バースデー
Wikipedia definition
  • My Best Friend's Birthday
ベスト・フレンズ・ウェディング
Wikipedia definition
  • My Best Friend's Wedding

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