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御洒落お洒落
Readings
おしゃれ
oshare
オシャレ
oshare
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
May take the particle 'no'
See also: 洒落, しゃれ
Usually written using kana alone
smartly dressed, stylish, fashion-consciousélégant, bien habillé, coquet, endimanché, qui suit la mode

Noun (futsuumeishi)
someone smartly dressed

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
to dress up, to be fashionableEleganz, Schickheit, Vornehmheit, Schickimickitum, Dandytum, Stutzerhaftigkeit, Geckentum, Schickmicki, Dandy, Stutzer, Modenarr, Modepuppe, Modedame (in den 1980er Jahren aufgekommener Begriff; früher sagte man 洒落た)

Kanji
ON: ギョ, ゴKUN: おん-, お-, み-
honorable, manipulate, govern

ON: シャ, ソン, サイ, セン, セイKUN: すす.ぐ, あら.う
wash, sprinkle

ON: ラクKUN: お.ちる, お.ち, お.とす
fall, drop, come down, village, hamlet

ON: シャ, ソン, サイ, セン, セイKUN: すす.ぐ, あら.う
wash, sprinkle

ON: ラクKUN: お.ちる, お.ち, お.とす
fall, drop, come down, village, hamlet

Example sentences
彼女はオシャレだ。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 御洒落 (おしゃれ)She's fashionable.

コンパクト型にはおしゃれなデザインが多いですね。Parts: コンパクト, (かた), には, 御洒落 (おしゃれ), デザイン, 多い (おおい)There are many smart designs among the compact models, aren't there?

今日のあなたはとってもおしゃれ。Parts: 今日 (きょう), 貴方 (あなた), 迚も (とても), 御洒落 (おしゃれ)You're very stylish today.

一目で今朝は彼が最高のおしゃれをしていることに気がついた。Parts: 一目 (ひとめ), 今朝 (けさ), (かれ), 最高 (さいこう), 御洒落 (おしゃれ), (こと), 気がつく (きがつく)At the first glance, I noticed that he was in his best that morning.

へえ、今日はおしゃれじゃない。馬子にも衣装てのはこのことだね。Parts: へえ, 今日 (きょう), 御洒落 (おしゃれ), 馬子にも衣装 (まごにもいしょう), って (て), 此の (この), (こと)Look at you - all scrubbed and dressed. They say the clothes make the man.

たとえ、あまり洋服をもっていなくても、アレンジ次第でおしゃれは楽しめると声を大にして言いたい。Parts: 例え (たとえ), 余り (あまり), 洋服 (ようふく), 持つ (もつ), アレンジ, 次第 (しだい), 御洒落 (おしゃれ), 楽しめる (たのしめる), (こえ), (だい), 言う (いう), たいI want to get the word out - even if you don't have a lot of clothes you can enjoy dressing more fashionably by mixing and matching.

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