Japanese Word for "Family"
The Japanese word for family is kazoku. The way to say it phonetically, is "kah-zoh-koo".
Below are the two kanji that make up kazoku. Each kanji has a meaning: the first one means"house", and the second one means "tribe" or "clan".
Kazoku, the Japanese word for family, can be written in hiragana as follows:
If you wanted to ask someone how his or her family is doing, you'd ask "Go-kazoku wa dou desu ka".
If you wanted to ask someone how big his or her family is, just say Go-kazoku wa nan-nin imasu ka.
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