Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 04:44

失礼

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

失礼

  1. to lack manners; to be impolite

InterjectionEdit

失礼

  1. (chiefly Min Nan) I'm sorry; excuse me.

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しつ
Grade: 4
れい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

失礼 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 失禮, -na inflection, hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. rude, impolite, ill-mannered
    失礼 (しつれい) (ひと)
    Shitsurei na hito.
    A rude person.
    そういう () (かた)失礼 (しつれい)だ。
    sō iu iikata wa shitsurei da.
    It's impolite to say it like that.
    失礼 (しつれい)ですが。
    Shitsurei desu ga.
    I don't mean to be rude, but...

NounEdit

失礼 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 失禮, hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. rudeness; being impolite

InterjectionEdit

失礼 (hiragana しつれい, romaji shitsurei)

  1. I'm sorry; excuse me

VerbEdit

失礼 + する (hiragana しつれいする, romaji shitsurei suru)

  1. to be rude
    失礼 (しつれい)しました。
    shitsurei shimashita.
    I'm sorry.
  2. to leave when others remain (which is considered impolite)
     (さき)失礼 (しつれい)します
    o-saki ni shitsureishimasu.
    I'm leaving now.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.