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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Linguistics terminology
honorific language

敬語どうし: Will you _____?
そんけいご (Respectful verbs)
ON: ソン KUN: たっと.い, とうと.い, たっと.ぶ, とうと.ぶ
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted

Stroke: 12 Grade: 6 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-3-9 FC: 8034.4

ON: ケイ, キョウ KUN: うやま.う
awe, respect, honor, revere

Stroke: 12 Grade: 6 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-8-4 FC: 4864.4

ON: KUN: かた.る, かた.らう
word, speech, language

Stroke: 14 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-7-7 FC: 0166.6

Parts: 目上 (めうえ) (ひと) (こと) に就いて (について) 話す (はなす) (とき) 尊敬語 (そんけいご) 使う (つかう)
When speaking about your superiors' actions, you use respectful language.

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