Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 男

male; man

Onyomi

ダン、 ナン
dan, nan

Kunyomi

おとこ、 お
otoko, o

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ダン、 ナン / おとこ、 お 】

Meaning: male; man.

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How to write 男 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 7

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

あのだんせいはだれですか?
ano dansei wa dare desu ka?
Who is that man?
Example #2

あかちゃんはおとこのこです。
akachan wa otoko no ko desu.
The baby is a boy!
Example #3

おとこのこはやはりおとこのこだ。
otoko no ko wa yahari otoko no ko da.
Boys will be boys.
Example #4

きよわいおとこだ。
ki yowai otoko da.
What a weak man.
Example #5

そのおとこはしつこい。
sono otoko wa shitsukoi.
That man is persistent.
Example #6

なぜじょせいはだんせいよりながいきするのですか?
naze josei wa dansei yori nagaiki suru no desu ka?
Why do women live longer than men?
Example #7

かのじょはだんしからとてもにんきのきょうしです。
kanojo wa danshi kara totemo ninki no kyoushi desu.
She is a very popular teacher among the boys.
Example #8

8にんきょうだいのちょうなん。
8 nin kyoudai no chounan.
The eldest son of 8 brothers.

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