Name-Enders(What’s Mine)?

August 19, 2011 § Leave a comment


Who Are You?


In japanese culture, the japanese like to use adjectives when they describe their name. Here are the most common:


This is a standard name-ender.


This is for younger boys/adults. If you are unfamiliar with someone, 〜さん(san) is the way to go.


This is used for girls or younger children, like a younger sibling. The person’s name can be shorten when used (ed-chan).


This is used for teachers. This also can be used by doctors (Medic or PHD).

〜せんぱい(senpai) This is used for higher-rank students. Like someone higher-grade or more skilled.


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