朝寝坊

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あさ
Grade: 2

Grade: S
ぼう
Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (asa, morning) +‎ 寝坊 (nebō, sleeping in, waking late; someone who sleeps in).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

朝寝坊 (hiragana あさねぼう, rōmaji asa nebō, historical hiragana あさねばう)

  1. oversleeping in the morning
  2. one who sleeps late or oversleeps in the morning

Verb[edit]

朝寝坊する (hiragana あさねぼう, rōmaji asa nebō, historical hiragana あさねばう)

  1. to oversleep in the morning

Conjugation[edit]

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