失礼

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しつ
Grade: 4
れい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

失礼 (-na inflection, hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. rude, impolite, ill-mannered
    失礼 (しつれい) (ひと)
    Shitsurei na hito.
    A rude person.
    そういう () (かた)失礼 (しつれい)だ。
    sō iu iikata wa shitsurei da.
    It's impolite to say it like that.
    失礼 (しつれい)ですが。
    Shitsurei desu ga.
    I don't mean to be rude, but...

Noun[edit]

失礼 (hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. rudeness; being impolite

Interjection[edit]

失礼 (hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. I'm sorry; excuse me

Verb[edit]

失礼 + する (hiragana しつれいする, romaji shitsurei suru)

  1. to be rude
    失礼 (しつれい)しました。
    shitsurei shimashita.
    I'm sorry.
  2. to leave when others remain (which is considered impolite)
     (さき)失礼 (しつれい)します
    o-saki ni shitsureishimasu.
    I'm leaving now.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 失禮

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shīlǐ
Zhuyin ㄕ ㄌㄧˇ
IPA (key) /ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ li²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Verb[edit]

失礼 (simplified, Pinyin shīlǐ, traditional 失禮)

  1. to lack manners; to be impolite

Min Nan[edit]

simpl.
trad. 失禮

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ɕɪt˥˥le˥˧ ]

Interjection[edit]

失礼 (simplified, POJ sit-lé, traditional 失禮, simplified 失礼)

  1. I'm sorry; excuse me.

Synonyms[edit]