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List: Tosa-ben

Words specific of the Tosa dialect, spoken in the central and eastern regions of modern-day Kōchi Prefecture, where there are cities like Kōchi.

Showing 1 - 4 of 4 words for the list Tosa-ben. #tsb
いごっそう igossou

noun  noun (generic)  Tosa-ben 

  • stubborn person, strong-minded person, obstinate person
はちきん hachikin

noun  noun (generic)  Tosa-ben 

  • strong independent Japanese woman from the Kochi area
やりこい yarikoi

い adjective  adjective (generic)  Tosa-ben 

  • soft, tender, limp
ぜよ zeyo

archaism  particle  Tosa-ben  jocular, humorous term 

  • indicates emphasis, intention, etc.
  • indicates emphasis, intention, etc.
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