己等

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: 3

Etymology 1[edit]

A compound of ore and ra.

Pronoun[edit]

己等 (hiragana おれら, hiragana おれら, romaji orera)

  1. first person pronoun; may be singular or plural in usage: I, we
  2. second person plural pronoun: you guys

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of orera → oira.

Pronoun[edit]

己等 (hiragana おいら, hiragana おいら, romaji oira)

  1. first person pronoun; may be singular or plural in usage: I, we.
Usage notes[edit]

During the early modern era used by women. Now primary used by men.