sayonara

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese さようなら (sayōnara, goodbye)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsaɪəˈnɑːrə/

Interjection[edit]

sayonara

  1. (informal) goodbye, adieu

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Noun[edit]

sayonara (plural sayonaras)

  1. An utterance of sayonara, the wishing of farewell to someone.
    • 1999, Hell to Pay (ISBN 1583487026), page 19:
      After a simply marvelous, entertaining two and a half hour meal, they reclaimed their shoes and ceremoniously bid their sayonaras to the Japanese girls.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sayonara

  1. rōmaji reading of さよなら

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sayonara f (plural sayonaras)

  1. (Peru) flip-flop, thong (Australia), jandal (New Zealand)

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