お休みなさい

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やす
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(o, honorific prefix) +‎ 休み ‎(yasumi, resting, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 休む yasumu, “to rest”) +‎ なさい ‎(nasai, polite imperative, from verb 為さる nasaru, an honorific replacement for する suru, “to do”).[1]

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Interjection[edit]

お休みなさい ‎(hiragana おやすみなさい, romaji oyasumi nasai)

  1. good night
    シンディーは (わたし) (やす)みなさい ()った。
    Shindī wa watashi ni oyasumi nasai to itta.
    Cindy said good night to me.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan