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Readings

sama
English
Suffix
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
after a person's name (or position, etc.)
Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms.

Suffix
See also: お粗末さまでした
Polite (teineigo) language
usu. after a noun or na-adjective prefixed with お- or ご-
makes a word more polite (usu. in fixed expressions)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
state, situation, appearance, manner

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Kanjis
ON: ヨウ, ショウ KUN: さま, さん
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Stroke: 14 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-10 FC: 4893.3


ON: ホウ KUN: かた, -かた, -がた
direction, person, alternative

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 0022.2


ON: ジョウ
status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance

Stroke: 7 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-4 FC: 3313.3


Phrases
ざまあ見ろ。
Parts: (ざま) 見る (みる)
That serves you right.

彼女は王女様になった夢を見た。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 王女 (おうじょ) (さま) になる 夢を見る (ゆめをみる)
She dreamed that she was a princess.

このざまはどうしたんだ。
Parts: 此の (この) (さま) どうしたん
How did you get into this mess?

ケンは人懐っこい人であるようだ。
Parts: 人懐っこい (ひとなつっこい) (ひと) である (よう)
Ken appears a friendly person.
Ken seems to be a friendly person.
Ken appears to be a friendly person.

フラフラと歩き回る様は、あまりにデンジャラスだ。
Parts: ふらふら (フラフラ) 歩き回る (あるきまわる) (さま) 余りに (あまりに) デンジャラス
The way she dizzily moves around is far too dangerous.

どうもご親切さま。
Parts: どうも (ご) 親切 (しんせつ) (さま)

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