JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

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

NounEdit

御子(みこ) (miko)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

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

NounEdit

御子(おこ) (oko)

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