TAKOBOTO

Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
下さい
Readings
ください
kudasai
Meanings
Expression
Usually written using kana alone
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
please give me

(after te-form of a verb or a noun prefixed with o- or go-) please do for mebitte, geben Sie mir…!, ich hätte gerne…, bitte, seien sie bitte so freundlich und…, darf ich Sie um… bitten. (Meireikei von 下さる)
Kanji
ON: カ, ゲKUN: した, お.ろす, くだ.さる, -くだ.す, くだ.す, くだ.り, くだ.る, さ.がる, さ.げる, もと, しも, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Example sentences
どこを旅行していようとも、週に1度は必ず電話をください。Parts: 何処 (どこ), 旅行 (りょこう), とも, (しゅう), 一度 (いちど), 必ず (かならず), 電話 (でんわ), 下さい (ください)No matter where you may travel, be sure to phone me once a week.

あなたの切手帳を見せてください。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 切手帳 (きってちょう), 見せる (みせる), 下さい (ください)S'il vous plaît faites-moi voir votre album de timbres.
Please show me your stamp album.

Community comments
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!