失礼

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 失礼 – see 失禮.
(This term, 失礼, is the simplified form of 失禮.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しつ
Grade: 4
れい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

失礼 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 失禮, -na inflection, hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. rude, impolite, ill-mannered
    失礼 (しつれい) (ひと)
    Shitsurei na hito.
    A rude person.
    そういう () (かた)失礼 (しつれい)だ。
    Sō iu iikata wa shitsurei da.
    It's impolite to say it like that.
    失礼 (しつれい)ですが。
    Shitsurei desu ga.
    I don't mean to be rude, but...

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

失礼 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 失禮, hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. rudeness; being impolite

Interjection[edit]

失礼 ‎(hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. I'm sorry; excuse me

Verb[edit]

失礼する ‎(hiragana しつれいする, romaji shitsurei suru)

  1. to be rude
    失礼 (しつれい)しました。
    Shitsurei shimashita.
    I'm sorry.
    • 1996 September 15, Mitsuru Adachi, “エースをつぶせ! 後編 [Eliminate the Ace! Last Chapter]”, in ショート・プログラム [Short Program], volume 2 (in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-121882-2, page 165:
      では、 (しつ) (れい)するよ (なが) (しま)くん。
      De wa, shitsureisuru yo. Nagashima-kun.
      Anyhoo, 'scuse me, Nagashima-kun.
       (かげ) (やま)です。
      Kageyama desu.
      My name's Kageyama.
      わかってるよ、 () (がわ)くん。
      Wakatteru yo, Egawa-kun.
      Got it, Egawa-kun.
      ……
      ……
      ……
  2. to leave when others remain (which is considered impolite)
     (さき)失礼 (しつれい)します
    O-saki ni shitsureishimasu.
    I'm leaving now.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.