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[おとこ()·とも()·だち()]
otokotomodachi
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[おとこ()·とも()··]
otokotomodachi

Root Words:

[おとこ() + とも()·だち()]
otoko + tomodachi

English Meaning(s) for 男友達

noun
  1. male friend; man friend

Meanings for each kanji in 男友達

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accomplished; reach; arrive; attain Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 男友達

I think she probably just thinks of herself as one of the boys.
I will be playing a tennis match on Saturday with my boyfriend Cyril.
She has many boyfriends, but this one is special.
How about giving me a promotion from just-a-friend to boyfriend?
Something in his face really reminded me of an old boyfriend of mine.

Comments for 男友達

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Also wanted to add that girls are different, because they occasionally call each other girlfriends without any romantic/sexual implication. Boys don't do this - that I know of.

#2 Posted by Jason B about 2 months ago

Just want to say that as an American native English speaker, we never say "boyfriend" or "boy friend" for a male friend. That only means 彼氏(かれし/boyfriend/male romantic partner). For a male friend you could say "male friend" or "guy friend" (latter is kind of colloquial). I see this mistake a lot out there, and it's unfortunately on tanoshiijapanese, too. Love this website though!!

#1 Posted by Jason B about 2 months ago


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