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List: Kantou-ben

Words specific of the Kantō dialect, spoken in the Kantō region (apart from the Izu Islands), where there are cities like Tokyo.

Showing 1 - 10 of 38 words for the list Kantou-ben. #ktb
板前 いたまえ itamae

popular  noun  noun (generic)  Kantou-ben 

  • chef (esp. of high-end Japanese cuisine), cook
  • area of a kitchen that contains the chopping board
ちんちん chinchin

popular  children's language  noun  noun (generic)  onomatopoeic or mimetic word  adverb  adverb taking the と particle  noun or participle taking the aux. verb する  Kantou-ben  な adjective  adjective (generic)  obsolete term 

  • penis
  • with a tinkle, with a jingle
  • with a whistle (of a kettle)
  • sitting up and begging (of a dog)
  • juvenile black porgy
  • children's game in which one hops on one foot
  • very hot (e.g. of tea)
  • flirting, fondling
  • jealousy
デコ助 デコすけ dekosuke

derogatory  usually written using kana alone  noun  noun (generic)  Kantou-ben 

  • big forehead, fivehead, asshole
才取会員 さいとりかいいん saitorikaiin

noun  noun (generic)  Kantou-ben 

  • stock exchange member who facilitates trading by matching buy and sell orders (similar to an NYSE specialist)
片す かたす katasu

godan verb  godan verb (archaic)  verb (generic)  transitive verb  Kantou-ben 

  • to move, to put elsewhere
  • to tidy, to put in order
落っこる おっこる okkoru

godan verb  godan verb (archaic)  verb (generic)  intransitive verb  Kantou-ben 

  • to fall down, to drop
子供衆 こどもしゅう kodomoshuu

archaism  noun  noun (generic)  honorific language  Kantou-ben 

  • children
  • child
  • young male prostitute
  • prostitute
何じゃもんじゃ なんじゃもんじゃ nanjamonja

usually written using kana alone  noun  noun (generic)  Kantou-ben 

  • unusually large tree
ほとめく hotomeku

archaism  yodan verb (archaic)  yodan verb (archaic)  verb (generic)  Kantou-ben 

  • to make a noise, to make a racket
  • to give a heartfelt reception, to welcome, to entertain
おたんちん otanchin

derogatory  noun  noun (generic)  archaism  Kantou-ben 

  • fool, twit, idiot, bird-brain, blockhead, dunce
  • unpleasant customer
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