ハッピーエンド

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Wasei eigo (和製英語), from English happy + end, calque of English happy ending

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) ッピーエンド [hàppíí éꜜǹdò] (Nakadaka – [5])
  • IPA(key): [ha̠p̚piː ẽ̞ndo̞]

Noun[edit]

ハッピーエンド (rōmaji happī endo)

  1. a happy ending (happy end)

Usage notes[edit]

  • ハッピーエンド appears to be prevalent, and even used in contexts that constitute Engrish.

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