さよなら

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from さようなら (sayōnara).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

さよなら (katakana サヨナラ, rōmaji sayonara)

  1. alternative form of さようなら: so long, goodbye, farewell

Noun[edit]

さよなら (katakana サヨナラ, rōmaji sayonara)

  1. farewell, goodbye, parting

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

さよならする (rōmaji sayonara)

  1. to say goodbye, to bid goodbye
    青春 (せいしゅん)さよならする
    seishun ni sayonara suru
    to bid farewell to one's youth

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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
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0