お前

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まえ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Pronoun[edit]

お前 (hiragana おまえ, rōmaji omae, historical hiragana おまへ)

  1. 御前: (very casual) you

Usage notes[edit]

Slightly condescending if used by a higher status peer to refer to a lower status peer, very informal between close equal-status peers, extremely rude in other situations.