呼び捨て

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6

Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

呼び (from 呼ぶ) calling + 捨て (from 捨てる) discarding

Noun[edit]

呼び捨て (hiragana よびすて, romaji yobisute)

  1. calling someone by their family or given name only, without an appropriate suffix such as さん

See also[edit]

Other terms for informal or disrespectful form of address.

  • English: thou (to refer to someone by the archaically informal thou, not the archaically formal you)
  • Finnish: sinutella (to refer to someone by the informal sinä, not the formal te)
  • French: tutoyer (to refer to someone by the informal tu, not the formal vous)
  • German: duzen (to refer to someone by the informal du, not the formal Sie)
  • Icelandic: þúa (to refer to someone by the informal þú, not the dated formal þér)
  • Spanish: tutear (to refer to someone by the informal , not the formal usted)
  • Swedish: dua (to refer to someone by the once informal du, not the out-of-use formal ni)