hyuuman Animals in Japanese Translation hyuuman means "Human" in English. It's a katakanization, a loan-word. hyuuman in katakana is ヒューマン. hyuuman is not usually written with hiragana. hyuuman does not have kanji. Romaji hyuu ma n Katakana ヒュ ー マ ン Orthography Notes ヒュ is a compound kana representing a single syllable with multiple characters. ヒュー contains a long dash called the prolonged sound mark which makes the vowel of the syllable longer. Because of this, this word may also be romanized as hyūman. Synonyms ningen 人間.