願い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ねが
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(れん)(よう)(けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb (ねが) (negau).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ねが) (negaiねがひ (negafi)?

  1. wish; desire
  2. prayer
  3. request
    よろしくお(ねが)します
    yoroshiku o-negai shimasu
    Please treat me kindly (conventional greeting). Best regards.

Verb[edit]

(ねが) (negai

  1. stem or continuative form of 願う (negau) [godan]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN