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Kanji: 男 otoko man

A man using power 力 in the field 田.
JLPT N5: 18 / 100 | 7 Strokes

On: ダン
Kun: おとこ

Meaning: man; male

Kanji Parts:

  • 田 rice field
  • 力 power

Etymology: a powerful 力 man works in the field 田

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 男女 dan jo – men & women
  • 男らしい otoko rashii – manly; like a man
  • 雪男 yuki otoko – the abominable snowman

Example Sentence:

(あか)ちゃんは(おとこ)()です。

akachan wa otoko no ko desu.
The baby is a boy.

  • 赤ちゃん baby
  • 男の子 boy [literally, a man's child]
  • です is; be; copula

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