江戸っ子 Born and Raised in Tokyo

江戸っ子
(Edos child – born and raised in Tokyo)



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江戸っ子
edokko

(Edos child – born and raised in Tokyo)

江戸 e do Edo an old name for Tokyo – The Edo period was from 1603-1868

to door

ko child



江戸時代 e do ji dai – Edo Period [I]

椅子 i su – chair [B]
子供 ko domo – children [B]

Edo is the old name for Tokyo. If you can claim 3rd generation born in Tokyo (Edo) you can also claim the name 江戸子


SUGGESTED USAGE:

When someone asks you, Where are you from? you can answer in a proud and confident voice. 俺は江戸っ子だ
ore wa edokko da.

Im a born and bred Tokyoite!

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

ore – I, me Used by males more on I, me click here

da – a casual form of desu to be


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