お願い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ねが
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

お願い (hiragana おねがい, rōmaji onegai, historical hiragana おねがひ)

  1. petition (the honorific form of 願い)

Interjection[edit]

お願い (hiragana おねがい, rōmaji onegai, historical hiragana おねがひ)

  1. used as the word for please, familiar honorific.
    • 2003 March 19, Hotta, Yumi; Obata, Takeshi, “だい129きょく もどってい! [Game 129: Come Back!]”, in ヒカルの碁 [Hikaru’s Go], volume 15 (fiction, in Japanese), 6th edition, Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 4-08-873215-4, pages 78–79:
      オレなんかいらねェ!もう ()ちたいって ()わねェよ!だから  (かみ)さま! (ねが)いだ!はじめにもどして!アイツを ()った (いち) (ばん)はじめに () (かん)をもどして‼
      Ore nan ka ira nē! Mō uchitaitte iwa nē yo! Dakara Kami-sama! Onegai da! Hajime ni modoshite! Aitsu o atta ichiban hajime ni jikan o modoshite‼
      I don’t need anything! I won’t ask to play any more! So, God! I’m begging you! Return things back to the beginning! Turn time back to when I first met him, please‼

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