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江戸っ子 (えど こ)

a child of Edo

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
戸 to door
子 ko child

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

Tokyo?! Where's that?

SUGGESTED USAGE:

(おれ)江戸(えど)()だ。

ore wa edokko da.
I'm a born and bred Tokyoite!

  • 俺 ore - I; me [Used by males]
  • だ da - a casual form of desu to be

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