Japanese Word for "Grandmother"
The Japanese word for Japan is obaasan. The way to say it phonetically is "oh-baah-sahn".
Here's how to write obaasan, the Japanese word for grandmother:
And here's how to write obaasan in only hiragana:
Obaasan is the polite way of saying "grandmother", and you use it when referring to someone else's grandmother. The humble way of referring to your own grandmother in Japanese is sobo
Here, you can just write it purely in kanji.
And here's how to write sobo, the humble Japanese word for your own grandmother, in hiragana:
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