neko means "Cat" in English.
Homonyms & Similar Words
- neko ネコ is also a LGBT slang for the "bottom" in a homosexual relationship.
- A "cat's ears" are called neko no mimi 猫の耳. The head accessory that looks like "cat ears" is called nekomimi 猫耳.
Beware: some kanji that are difficult to handwrite are easy to type on the computer, which may skew the usage statistics.