Anonymous asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 decade ago

what does jii-san means?

A friend calls me that. And she said it's an insult. What does jii and -san means? Please help japanese people. :)

5 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    ojiisan means uncle or grandfather. its a cute way of saying it, not an insult.

  • baron
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Jii San

  • 1 decade ago

    In this case, she's probably calling you an old man. San is just a respectful honorific.

  • 1 decade ago

    Jiisan comes from ojiisan, for grandfather. Maybe she is joking. But, if I joke with my friend, I use chan instead of san.

    Source(s): Japanese.
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  • 1 decade ago

    "jii" is usually used to call an old man.

    so basically she's calling you an old man.

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