召し上がる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 召し (meshi, taking”, stem of Old Japanese honorific verb mesu, “to see, to look at”, by extension an honorific for “to take, to eat) +‎ 上がる (agaru, to rise”, used honorifically to mean “to take up, to eat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Kun'yomi
  • IPA(key): [me̞ɕia̠ɡa̠ɾ̠ɯᵝ], [me̞ɕia̠ŋa̠ɾ̠ɯᵝ]

Verb[edit]

召し上がる (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana めしあがる, romaji meshiagaru)

  1. (honorific) to eat

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