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江戸っ子 Born and Raised in Tokyo

江戸っ子
(Edos child - born and raised in Tokyo)


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江戸っ子
edokko
(Edos child - born and raised in Tokyo)

江戸 e do Edo an old name for Tokyo - The Edo period was from 1603-1868
to door
ko child


江戸時代 e do ji dai - Edo Period [I]
椅子 i su - chair [B]
子供 ko domo - children [B]


Edo is the old name for Tokyo. If you can claim 3rd generation born in Tokyo (Edo) you can also claim the name 江戸子

SUGGESTED USAGE:

When someone asks you, Where are you from? you can answer in a proud and confident voice. 俺は江戸っ子だ
ore wa edokko da.

Im a born and bred Tokyoite!

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

ore - I, me Used by males more on I, me click here
da - a casual form of desu to be