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Kanji: 男 otoko man

A man using power 力 in the field 田.
JLPT N5: 18 / 100 | 7 Strokes

On: ダン
Kun: おとこ

Meaning: man; male

The top part 田 means “rice field” and 力 means “power.” So a powerful man works in the rice field.

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Examples:
男女 dan jo – men & women
男らしい otoko rashii – manly, like a man
雪男 yuki otoko – the abominable snowman

Example Sentence:
赤ちゃんは男の子です。
akachan wa otoko no ko desu.
The baby is a boy.


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