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, , おん
Prefix, See 御・ご・1, Honorific or respectful, Polite, Humble, Usually in kana, usu. before a term with a kun-yomi reading; おん is more formal
honorific/polite/humble prefix
, , おおみ, おおん, おおむ
Prefix, Honorific or respectful
august (in ref. to the emperor or the gods), imperial, divine
Prefix, See 御・お, Honorific or respectful, Polite, Humble, Usually in kana, usu. before a term with an on-yomi reading
1. honorific/polite/humble prefix
Suffix, after a noun indicating a person
2. honorific suffix
, ぎょ
Prefix, Suffix, Honorific or respectful, affixed to a word related to the emperor
1. honorific affix
2. honorific prefix
, 深, 美, み
Prefix, Honorific or respectful
1. august
2. beautiful
お母さん, 母さん, おかあさん
See 母さん・1, Honorific or respectful
1. mother, mom, mum, ma
2. wife
お父さん, 父さん, おとうさん, おとっさん
See 父さん, Honorific or respectful
1. father, dad, papa, pa, pop, daddy, dada
2. husband
Pronoun, Colloquialism, of person older than speaker
3. you, he, him
おでん, , お田
Food term, Usually in kana
oden, dish of various ingredients, e.g. egg, daikon, potato, chikuwa, konnyaku, etc. stewed in soy-flavored dashi
, 晩ご飯, 晩ごはん, ばんごはん
dinner, evening meal
ございます, 座います, ご座います
Expression, See 御座る, Polite, Usually in kana
to be, to exist
おめでとうございます, おめでとう座います, お目出度うございます, 目出度う御座います
Expression, Usually in kana
, 防禦, ぼうぎょ
Takes suru, May take 'no'
defense, defence, safeguard, protection
, 制禦, 制馭, せいぎょ
Takes suru
1. control (of a machine, device, etc.)
2. control (over an opponent, one's emotions, etc.), governing, management, suppression, keeping in check
おせち, お節,
See お節料理, Abbreviation, Usually in kana
food served during the New Year's Holidays
お店, , おみせ
See 店, Polite
store, shop
おしゃれ, お洒落, 洒落, オシャレ
NA-adjective, May take 'no', See 洒落・しゃれ・2, Usually in kana
1. smartly dressed, stylish, fashion-conscious
2. someone smartly dressed
Takes suru
3. to dress up, to be fashionable
ご連絡, 連絡, ごれんらく
Takes suru, See 連絡・1, Honorific or respectful
1. to contact, to get in touch
See 連絡・2
2. contacting, getting in touch, communication, (your) call, (your) message
お弁当, 弁当, おべんとう
See 弁当
bento, Japanese box lunch
お手数, 手数, おてすう, おてかず
See 手数・てすう・1, Honorific or respectful
trouble, bother
お願い, 願い, おねがい
Takes suru, See 願い・2, Polite
1. request, favour (to ask), wish
Interjection, See お願いします
2. please
お詫び, 詫び, おわび
Takes suru, See 詫び・わび
お時間, 時間, おじかん
See 時間・1, Polite, usu. in a request
(your) time
おなじみ, お馴染み, 馴染み, お馴み
May take 'no', See 馴染み, Polite, Usually in kana
familiar, well-known, regular (e.g. customer), old stand-by
お互いに, 互いに, おたがいに
Adverb, See 互いに, Polite
mutually, with each other, reciprocally, together, both
お願いします, 願いします, おねがいします
Expression, Humble
お手数ですが, 手数ですが, おてすうですが
sorry to bother you, but ...
, ご所, ごしょ
1. imperial palace (esp. Kyoto Imperial Palace), imperial residence, residence of a shogun, minister, etc.
Honorific or respectful
2. emperor, ex-emperor, empress, imperial prince, shogun, minister
お知らせ, 知らせ, お報せ, 報せ, おしらせ
Takes suru, See 知らせ・1
notice, notification
ござる, 座る, ご座る
Yodan verb, Intransitive, See 御座在る, Polite, Archaism, Abbreviation, Usually in kana, usu. ございます in modern Japanese
to be
, ぎょえん
imperial garden
, , みたま, ごりょう
Honorific or respectful
1. spirit of a deceased person
Only みたま, See 聖霊
2. the Holy Ghost, the Holy Spirit
用邸, ごようてい
imperial villa
殿, ご殿, ごてん
palace, court
, ご用, ごよう
Honorific or respectful
1. (your) business, (your) concern, (your) need
2. (customer's) order
3. official business (of the government, Imperial Court, etc.)
4. arrest, capture
Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 御用新聞
5. subservient to an authority (esp. the government), pro-government
, おおごしょ
leading figure, influential figure, mogul
三家, ご三家, ごさんけ
See 三家・さんけ・2
1. three branch Tokugawa families (Owari, Kii, and Mito)
2. big three, top three
, みどう
1. enshrinement hall (of a buddha), temple
usu. as お御堂
2. cathedral (esp. Catholic)
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