御宅族 (Otaku): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 19, 2018

御宅族 (Chinese PinYin: [yù zhái zú]; traditional Chinese:禦宅族) may mean: (1) noun. Otaku; (2) noun. Nerd; (3) noun. Young people with obsessive interests alluding to the reluctance of such young people to leave their house. Major types of otaku includes anime, manga, camera, automobile, idol and electronics otaku. In modern Japanese slang, the term otaku is mostly equivalent to “geek” or “nerd”, but in a more derogatory manner than used in the West. However, according to studies published in 2013, the term otaku has become less negative, and an increasing number of people now self-identify as otaku. The term is now a popular buzzword in China and often used informally.

1. How to pronounce 御宅族?

Chinese Pinyin: [yù zhái zú]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 御宅族

Synonyms: 宅男, 宅女, 虚无宅, 死宅,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 御宅族

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 御宅族的特点 (traits of otaku), 一名御宅族 (an otaku),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 御宅族 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 御宅族.

4.1 每个御宅族都能被划分为一定的“萌”的级别。

Translation: Every otaku can be classified on a moe scale.

4.2 “御宅族”就是一个很流行的词汇,意思指那些整天呆在家的人。

Translation: Otaku is a very popular word, it refers to the group of people who prefer staying at home all the time.

4.3 御宅族经常被描述成骨灰级的书呆子, 电脑迷或极端痴迷者.

Translation: Otaku can be described as a hardcore nerd, geek or super fan.

4.4 回首这六个月,有很多地方都留有遗憾,但是这段御宅族的生活是我人生中难得的一段记忆,我会好好珍藏这段记忆的。

Translation: There are lots of regrets for these six months, but also these long OTAKU period is a great experience of my life. i will treasure it.

4.5 他坦称自己是个“御宅族”。

Translation: He admits to be an “otaku”.

4.6 御宅族出自日语, 是指沉迷于某些兴趣的人,通常是动漫和漫画迷。

Translation: Otaku is originally a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom.

4.7 在现代日本的俚语中,御宅族这个词大多相当于“怪胎”或“书呆子”,但比西方使用的更为贬义。

Translation: In modern Japanese slang, the term otaku is mostly equivalent to “geek” or “nerd”, but in a more derogatory manner than used in the West.

4.8 根据2013年发表的研究,御宅族这个词变得不那么贬义了,现在越来越多的人自称为御宅族。

Translation: According to studies published in 2013, the term otaku has become less negative, and an increasing number of people now self-identify as otaku.

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