所で

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ところ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (ところ, tokoro; "place") + (de; indicates a location of action, "at", "in").

Conjunction[edit]

所で (hiragana ところで, rōmaji tokoro de)

  1. by the way, incidentally
     (ところ)、ちょっと (きみ) (はなし) ()る。
    Tokoro de, chotto kimi ni hanashi gāru.
    By the way, I have something to tell you.
     (ところ)、あなたの仕事 (しごと) (なん)ですか?
    Tokoro de, anata no shigoto wa nan desu ka?
    By the way, what do you do?

Particle[edit]

所で (hiragana ところで, rōmaji tokorode)

  1. even if, no matter if (someone does something)

References[edit]

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