ただいま

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Japanese[edit]

A grid showing Japanese phrases in romaji and hiragana along with English translations for arriving or departing (e.g., a home). Includes both statements by the person coming or going and response from others in the home.

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Adverb[edit]

ただいま (rōmaji tadaima)

  1. ただ今, 只今: presently, right away, right now, just now

Interjection[edit]

ただいま (rōmaji tadaima)

  1. ただ今, 只今: hello; here I am; I'm home (said by a person coming back home, a stock phrase required by the Japanese etiquette)

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