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Grandmother (formal) in Japanese ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

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grandmother (formal) ใใผ
How to say “grandmother (formal)” in Japanese? “ใใผ”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ใใผ” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on grandmother (formal) in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Japanese word "ใใผ"

1. Mnemonic: Think of "ใใผ" as "So Bo" (like saying "So, Bo's grandma") to remind yourself that it means grandmother.
2. Sound association: The "so" sound can be linked to someone saying "so" in a thoughtful moment, thinking about their cherished grandmother.
3. Visualization: Picture a kind, elderly Japanese woman knitting a "sweater" (so-bo can sound like "s-weater") for her grandchildren.


"ใใผ" (sobo) specifically refers to "grandmother" in a formal sense in Japanese. It is used to talk about one's own grandmother when speaking to others.

Other words that mean the same thing

1. ใŠใฐใ‚ใ•ใ‚“ (ใŠ็ฅ–ๆฏใ•ใ‚“ / ใŠๅฉ†ใ•ใ‚“) – obaasan: This is a more general term for grandmother and can also be used to refer respectfully to any elderly woman.
2. ใฐใ‚ใกใ‚ƒใ‚“ – baachan: This is a colloquial and more affectionate way of referring to one's own grandmother, similar to "grandma" or "granny" in English.

Alternate meanings like slang

There aren't notable alternate or slang meanings for "ใใผ" as it is a specific term for grandmother.

Examples of sentences using ใใผ

1. ใผใใฎใใผใฏไนๅๆญณใงใ™ใ€‚
– Romaji: Boku no sobo wa kyลซ-jussai desu.
– English: My grandmother is ninety years old.

2. ใใผใŒไฝœใฃใŸใŠใซใŽใ‚Šใฏๆœฌๅฝ“ใซ็พŽๅ‘ณใ—ใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚
– Romaji: Sobo ga tsukutta onigiri wa hontล ni oishii desu.
– English: The rice balls my grandmother made are really delicious.

3. ๅญไพ›ใฎ้ ƒใ€ใใผใฎๅฎถใซใ‚ˆใ้Šใณใซ่กŒใใพใ—ใŸใ€‚
– Romaji: Kodomo no koro, sobo no ie ni yoku asobi ni ikimaa.
– English: When I was a child, I often went to play at my grandmother's house.

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