Meaning

Primary

I

Alternative

Me

Word Type

pronoun, の adjective

Explanation

The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well!

Reading

ぼく
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This word uses the same reading as the one you learned with the kanji. I certainly like that and I bet you do too.

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 僕は〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 僕はベッドの下です
    I'm under the bed
    僕はイギリス人です
    I'm British
    僕は会社員です
    I'm a company employee

Context Sentences

僕に任せろ。

Leave it to me.

医者から慰謝料をもらうというダジャレを作ったのは僕だ。

It was I who made the pun, "I get compensation from a doctor."

これは僕の缶珈琲だぞ!

This is my canned coffee!

Kanji Composition