Kanji for Doggies – Cookie

Ever wonder what your beloved pet’s name would look like in Chinese characters, or kanji? We pick one pet photo and render the pet’s name in kanji.


This kanji means “bake.” Baking makes the ingredients yummier and more fragrant.

This one indicates “sweets.” Confections enrich and brighten our lives.

This kanji indicates a child.

In Japanese, “cookie” is written “焼菓子” (baked goods).  Once baked, the ingredients become even yummier and more fragrant.

Put these characters together and it means: A dog who enriches and brightens her owners’ lives, keeps them going and comforts them when they are tired.

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Ryosuke Komori was born and raised in Kyoto. The city's deep cultural heritage and centuries-old traditions helped shape him as a young man and still influence him today. As a college student, he and friends started an email magazine business called MaguMagu! The success of that business made Ryosuke realize he needed to tell more stories about Japan in new ways. That's how QAZJapan and Origami magazine were born. With QAZJapan, Ryosuke is taking his media skills to a whole new level! He hopes you dive into the site and enjoy.
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