たてまえ

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

たてまえ ‎(romaji tatemae)

  1. 建て前, 建前: erection of house framework; principle, rule, one's position; one's words (as opposed to one's real intentions)
  2. 立て前, 立前: principle, rule, one's position; one's words (as opposed to one's real intentinos); tea ceremony procedures, tea ceremony etiquette
  3. 点て前, 点前: tea ceremony procedures, tea ceremony etiquette