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How to say Family In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
家族かぞく
Pronunciation: kazoku
How to Say It Outloud: ka-zo-ku
Usage: Used to refer to a family as a unit.
Example Sentence Japanese:私の家族は四人です。
Example Sentence English:My family has four members.
HiraganaKatakana
ファミリーファミリー
Pronunciation: famirī
How to Say It Outloud: fa-mi-rī
Usage: Casual way of saying family, often used in marketing or informal contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:これはファミリー向けの映画です。
Example Sentence English:This is a family-friendly movie.

Dictionary

家族かぞくCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • family
Wikipedia definition
  • Family
家庭かていCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • home; household; family; hearth
Wikipedia definition
  • Home
一家いっかCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • a family; a household; a home; one's family; whole family
Noun
  • (one's own) style; school
Noun
  • gang; (yakuza) family
一族いちぞくCommon word
Noun
  • family; relatives; dependents
Noun
  • household
世帯せたいCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • household; home; family; housekeeping
Wikipedia definition
  • Household
家いえCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • house; residence; dwelling
Noun
  • family; household
Noun
  • lineage; family name
盆ぼんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • tray
Noun
  • family; household
Noun
  • Obon; Bon Festival; Lantern Festival; Festival of the Dead
Noun
  • gambler's den
ファミリーファミリーCommon word
Noun
  • family
一門いちもんCommon word
Noun
  • family; clan; kin
Noun
  • sect; school; adherents; followers; disciples
Noun
  • group of related sumo stables
名字みょうじCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • surname; family name; last name
Place
  • Myouji
Wikipedia definition
  • Japanese name
農家のうかCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • farmer; farming family
Noun
  • farmhouse
Noun
  • School of Agrarianism (China); School of Agronomists
Wikipedia definition
  • Farmer
姓せいCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • surname; family name
Noun
  • hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
Wikipedia definition
  • Family name
戸籍こせきCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • family register
Noun
  • census
Wikipedia definition
  • Family register
遺族いぞくCommon word
Noun
  • bereaved family; surviving family; family of the deceased
族ぞくCommon word
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • tribe; clan; band; family
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • (taxonomical) tribe
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • group (of the periodic table)
掛かりつけかかりつけ
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • family (doctor, etc.); (one's) regular (clinic)
先祖伝来せんぞでんらい
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • inherited; family (heirloom); ancestral
氏族しぞくCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • clan; family
Wikipedia definition
  • Clan
けCommon word
Suffix
  • house; family
分家ぶんけ
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • branch family; cadet family; establishing a branch family

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