御子

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Japanese ‎(mi, spirit, god) plus Old Japanese ‎(ko, boy, child)

NounEdit

御子 ‎(hiragana みこ, romaji miko)

  1. A god's or spirit's child.
  2. An emperor's child.
  3. Jesus Christ.

Etymology 2Edit

From ‎(o, honorific prefix) + Old Japanese ‎(ko, boy, child)

NounEdit

御子 ‎(hiragana おこ, romaji oko)

  1. (honorific) A child; especially the addressee's child.
    •  御子様ランチ (okosama ranchi, "child's lunch")
Usage notesEdit