Thursday, May 31, 2018

嫁, Yome - Meaning in Japanese

The word yome means "wife" in Japanese, or "bride," or "daughter-in-law," the "wife of your son," or "bride of your son," or it can mean "read!" too but that's something else entirely and has nothing to do with what this article is about.
Sunday, May 20, 2018

ojousama お嬢様

In Japanese, ojousama お嬢様 means "daughter", just like the word musume 娘, but it can also mean a "young girl," or a "rich girl." In the anime fandom, ojousama, or ojou-sama, refers to a rich anime girl.
Friday, May 18, 2018

bocchan 坊っちゃん

In Japanese, bocchan 坊っちゃん has various meanings. It's often used by maids and butlers in anime to refer to a boy whom they serve, so it's often translated as "young master," but it can be used toward a "rich boy," a "naive boy," just a random "boy," or specifically someone else's "son."
Thursday, May 3, 2018


In Japanese, goshujinsama ご主人様 means the "master" of a servant, in anime, mostly of a maid. The word may also refer to the "owner" of a house or shop, to one's "husband," or to a pet's "owner."