Name Puns

In this section you'll find the exact translation of the names of the main character in DB: the first thing you'll notice is that behind every name there is a pun.

The Earthlings
Names: Meanings:
Bulma:
Dr. Briefs:
Chi-Chi:
Chao-zu:
Tenshinhan:
Kuririn:
Videl:
Mr. Satan:
Oolong:
Pual:
Lunch:
Yamcha:
Pilaf:
Marron:      
girls' gym shorts
men's underwear
women's breast
pot stickers
a fried rice dish
chestnut
"devil" mixed up
the meaning of Satan
amber tea
variety of Chinese tea
the meaning of Lunch
Dim Sum
a rice dish
(from French) chestnut
The Saiya-jins
(pure Saiya-jins are named after vegetables)
Names: Meanings:
Kakarotto:
Gokuh:
Goten:
Gohan:
Pan:
Vegeta:
Trunks:
Bra:
Nappa:
Radditz:
Broil:
joke on carrot
"ku" means sky
"ten" means heaven
meal or rice
bread
joke on vegetable
boys' shorts
women's bra
cabbage
joke on radish
joke on broccoli
The Namek-se-jins
(all the Namek-se-jins are named after musical instruments)
Names: Meanings:
Piccolo:
Nail:
Dende:
Piano:
Tambourine:
Tsuno:
Drum
Kargo:
Cymbal:
a flute
joke on snail
denden-mushi
the meaning of piano
the meaning of tambourine
horn
the meaning of drum
(from French) "escargot"
the meaning of cymbal
Freeza's Followers
(all member of Freeza's crew are named after fruits)
Names: Meanings:
Guldo:
Jees:
Burter:
Ginyu:
Rekoom:
Zarbon:
Dodoria:
Kiwi:
Freeza:
King Kold:
Cooler:
joke on yogurt
joke on cheese
butter
milk
joke on cream
a fruit
tasty dish
a fruit
freezer
king cold
cooler
Others
(most of the other characters are named after fruits)
Names: Meanings:
Cell:
Bibi-di:
Babi-di
Majin-Buu:
Uub:
the meaning of cell
the beginning of "bibidi babidi buu" from Cinderella
the middle of "bibidi babidi buu" from Cinderella
the end of "bibidi babidi buu" from Cinderella
opposite of Buu

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