謙譲語

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: S

Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
謙讓語 (kyūjitai)
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Etymology[edit]

謙譲 (kenjō, modesty) +‎ (go, word)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(けん)(じょう)() (kenjōgo

  1. humble language.

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