敬語

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 6

Grade: 2

Wikipedia

Noun[edit]

敬語 (hiragana けいご, romaji keigo)

  1. (linguistics) respectful or honorific language

See also[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 敬语
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jìngyǔ
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄩˇ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕiŋ⁵¹ y²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

敬語 (traditional, Pinyin jìngyǔ, simplified 敬语)

  1. a term used to show respect
  2. polite form of address; honorific
  3. polite form of a pronoun

Synonyms[edit]