挨拶

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あい
Grade: S
さつ
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Middle Chinese 挨拶

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

挨拶 (hiragana あいさつ, rōmaji aisatsu)

  1. a greeting, a salutation
  2. an address given at an official function or ceremony
  3. greetings or respects such as given at holidays or funerals

Verb[edit]

挨拶する (intransitive, hiragana あいさつ, rōmaji aisatsu)

  1. to greet, to say hello, to address

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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