寝坊

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ぼう
Grade: S
yutōyomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ne, sleeping, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, the continuative or stem form) of verb 寝る (neru, to sleep)) +‎ (, boy, term of endearment).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

寝坊 (hiragana ねぼう, rōmaji nebō, historical hiragana ねばう)

  1. oversleeping
  2. one who sleeps late or oversleeps

Verb[edit]

寝坊する (hiragana ねぼう, rōmaji nebō, historical hiragana ねばう)

  1. to oversleep, to sleep in

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3