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[ぼう()]
bou
noun, suffix

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[ぼん()]
bon

English Meaning(s) for 坊

noun
  1. bonze; monk
  2. monk's dwelling
  3. boy; son; sonny
  4. I; me
suffix
  1. little
  2. person who is ...

Definition and Synonyms for 坊

Tiddler a young person of either sex
Synonyms: ちび, キッド, こわっぱ, ちびっこ, , , 児童, , 坊や, はな垂れ, , , , , 子供, , 小人, 小児, 小童, 小さ童, 小職, , , , 童子, 豎子
Non-Christian Priest a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
Synonyms: , 僧侶, 僧家, 僧都, 入道, 円顱, 和尚, , お坊さん, 坊さん, 坊様, 大徳, 大徳, 御坊, 桑門, 皮衣, 祭主, 祭司, 緇衣, 道士, 隠亡
Son a male human offspring
Synonyms: ぼんち, ジュニア, 令息, ご令息, , , お坊ちゃん, 坊や, 坊さん, 坊ちゃん, 坊主, 坊様, 子息, 小僧, 小童, , , 息子, 息子さん, , 愚息, 我郎, , 男児, 男子, 男の子, 童男
Tot a young child
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Meanings for each kanji in 坊

boy; priest's residence; priest Kanji Details »

Categories 坊 is a member of

Spiritual Leader a leader in religious or sacred affairs
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Juvenile a young person, not fully developed
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Tiddler a young person of either sex
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Male Offspring a child who is male
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 坊

Sample Sentences for 坊

The burglar gained access to the house through a window.
The thief was bound hand and foot.
Out of my way, boy.
I awoke to find a burglar in my room.
The thief entered through a broken window.

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