How to say gay in Japanese.

The Japanese is a Japonic language spoken by more than one hundred and thirty million people, mostly in Japan where it is the official language. It is also an official language in Palau and the Marshall Islands. Highlights in our Japanese gay dictionary the word okama from Gay Slang Collection.





Literally translated, it would mean "pink tribe" and in slang, gay. It originally comes from the name of the first Japanese gay magazine, published from 1971 to 2004.


Homosexual. Neutral intention.


Gay. Neutral.


Short form of homosexual. Neutral.


okama negro 1 136 550 550 60Cooking pot, originally a slang word for ass. The literal translation of Okama is cauldron and in Japanese slang means fagot, but as has happened in the rest of the planet the use of word Okama has been standardized acquiring a neutral meaning in addition to derogatory. The word Onabe, which also means pot, used to call lesbians. Click term to read more about this word.


Older sister. Derogatory.

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