失礼します

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

From 失礼 (しつれい) (shitsurei, rudeness) + します (shimasu, do).

Interjection[edit]

失礼します (hiragana しつれいします, romaji shitsurei shimasu)

  1. Excuse me; I'm sorry

Usage notes[edit]

  • This expression is used to indicate that the speaker is about to do something rude, such as leave first.

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