Definition and Synonyms for 僕
|Manservant||a man servant|
|Synonyms:||め, やつ, しもべ, 下僕, 下男, 下部, 僕, 僕, 奴, 家僕, 臣|
|Menial||a domestic servant|
|Synonyms:||しもべ, 下郎, 下部, 僕, 僕, 召し使い, 召し使う, 奉公人, 臣|
Meanings for each kanji in 僕
|僕||me; I (male)||Kanji Details »|
Categories 僕 is a member of
|Servant||a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)|
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Sample Sentences for 僕
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Actually, it's 俺, "Ore" which is used exclusively by males. "Boku" is masculine, but some girls refer to themselves via this word as well. Sort of tomboyish.
僕 is a bit informal and yes, only used by men. 俺（おれ）is even more informal and should be used sparingly (also used only by men). Everyone can use 私 though to be polite. :)
I think that you have to aclare that "Boku" 「僕」 is only used as "I" when it's refer to a man. Maybe (because i only have a couple of months learning Japanese) i'm wrong so i'd like that someone reponse me if it's ok or not. Thanks ^^
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Between "ore", "boku", and "watashi", I like using "boku" the most because I think "ore" is too rude and "watashi" is too formal.