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How to say Father In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
父ちち
Pronunciation: chichi
How to Say It Outloud: chee chee
Usage: Formal, used to refer to one's own father
Example Sentence Japanese:私の父は医者です。
Example Sentence English:My father is a doctor.
KanjiHiragana
お父さんおとうさん
Pronunciation: otousan
How to Say It Outloud: oh toh san
Usage: Polite, used to address one's father or when referring to someone else's father
Example Sentence Japanese:お父さん、今日は何をしますか?
Example Sentence English:Dad, what are we going to do today?
KanjiHiragana
親父おやじ
Pronunciation: oyaji
How to Say It Outloud: oh-yah-jee
Usage: Informal, sometimes used by adults to refer to their father
Example Sentence Japanese:親父は釣りが好きだ。
Example Sentence English:My old man likes fishing.
KanjiKatakana
パパパパ
Pronunciation: papa
How to Say It Outloud: pah-pah
Usage: Casual, often used by young children
Example Sentence Japanese:パパと遊びたい。
Example Sentence English:I want to play with daddy.
KanjiHiragana
父上ちちうえ
Pronunciation: chichiue
How to Say It Outloud: chee chee oo eh
Usage: Very formal, often used in historical contexts or formal writing
Example Sentence Japanese:父上に敬意を表します。
Example Sentence English:I pay respect to my honored father.

Dictionary

父親ちちおやCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • father
Wikipedia definition
  • Father
お父さんおとうさんCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • father; dad; papa; pa; pop; daddy; dada
Noun
  • husband
Pronoun
  • you (of an elderly person older than the speaker); he; him
父ちちCommon word
Noun
  • father
父さんとうさんCommon word
Noun
  • father; dad; papa; pa; pop; daddy; dada
父上ちちうえ
Noun
  • father
お父さまおとうさま
Noun
  • father
父君ふくん
Noun
  • father
乃父だいふ
Noun
  • father
父者人ちちじゃひと
Noun
  • father
御父様おもうさま
Noun
  • father
御父つぁんおとっつぁん
Noun
  • father; Dad
男親おとこおや
Noun
  • father; male parent
椿堂ちんどう
Noun
  • father; male parent
Noun
  • father's room
父の命ちちのみこと
Noun
  • father
椿庭ちんてい
Noun
  • father
阿父あふ
Noun
  • father
親おやCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • parent; parents; mother and father
Noun
  • dealer; banker
Noun
  • founder; inventor
Noun
  • (pet) owner
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • key; parent (organization); main
Noun
  • ancestor; forefather
Wikipedia definition
  • Parent
父母ふぼCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Noun
  • father and mother; parents
父子ふしCommon word
Noun
  • father and child; father and son; father and daughter
垂乳根たらちね
Noun
  • mother; father; parent

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