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Chibi Meaning

Learn the meaning of the Japanese word Chibi. The Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana versions are provided, as well as some related Japanese words and their meanings.

The Japanese word "chibi" is a slang term that means "small", which is usually used to describe a shorter person or a small child. In manga and anime, it is commonplace to draw "chibi" versions of characters, which are typically drawn in an overly cute manner and often having oversized heads.

Here are the Japanese characters that can be used to write the word chibi. (Chibi is most often written in either its hiragana or katakana form.)

Kanji

禿び

Hiragana

ちび

Katakana

チビ

Related Words

Chibikko (ちびっ子) meaning little kid or rug rat.

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