いかが

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

いかが ‎(romaji ikaga)

  1. 如何: in what manner?, how? (more polite than どう)
  2. 如何: what about...?, how about...? (used to make a suggestion) (more polite than どう)
     (ちゃ)いかがですか。
    O-cha wa ikaga desu ka.
    How about some tea?

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Usage notes[edit]

This word is usually written in hiragana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō