TAKOBOTO

Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
姉さん
姐さん
Readings

neesan

anesan
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
usu. 姉さん
older sister, elder sister

Noun (futsuumeishi)
vocative
young lady

Noun (futsuumeishi)
referring to a waitress, etc.; usu. 姐さん
miss

Noun (futsuumeishi)
used by geisha to refer to their superiors; usu. 姐さん
ma'am

Kanjis
ON: KUN: あね, はは
elder sister

Stroke: 8 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-3-5 FC: 4042.2


ON: ソ, シャ KUN: あね, ねえさん
elder sister, maidservant

Stroke: 8 SKIP: 1-3-5 FC: 4741.1


Phrases
ジョーンは姉さんと同じように魅力がある。
Parts: 姉さん (ねえさん) と同じように (とおなじように) 魅力 (みりょく) 有る (ある)
Joan is as charming as her sister.

「なあ、そこの姉さん」「え?」「ちょっと相談に乗ってくれないか?」
Parts: なあ (なー) 其処 (そこ) 姉さん (ねえさん) (が) 一寸 (ちょっと) 相談に乗る (そうだんにのる) 呉れる (くれない)
"Say, you, the lady over there." "Eh?" "Could you give me a bit of advice?"

The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group , and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!