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What is the origin of Hello Kitty's name in Japanese? Hello Kitty
8 months ago | gizem

What is the origin of Hello Kitty's name in Japanese?

Hello Kitty's name in Japanese is written as "ハローキティ," which is pronounced as "Harō Kitī" when transliterated into Roman characters. The origin of her name can be broken down as follows:

  • Hello (ハロー, Harō): The word "Hello" is a common English greeting, and it is widely recognized and used in Japan and around the world. Using "Hello" as part of her name reflects the character's friendly and welcoming nature.
  • Kitty (キティ, Kitī): "Kitty" is derived from the English word for a young cat, and it emphasizes the fact that Hello Kitty is a cute and friendly cat character.