応対

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 5
たい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

応対 (hiragana おうたい, romaji ōtai)

  1. reception (of guests), receiving, dealing (with)

AnagramsEdit

VerbEdit

応対 + する (intransitive, hiragana おうたいする, romaji ōtai suru)

  1. to receive, to deal (with), to interact, to serve, wait on (customers)
    • 1915, 夏目漱石, 道草:
      健三 (けんぞう)はこの (むかし) (ひと) (たい)してどんな言葉 (ことば)使 (つか)って、どんな応対 (おうたい)をして ()いか (わか)らなかった。
      Kenzō wa kono mukashi no hito ni taishite donna kotoba o tsukatte, donna ōtai o shite yoi ka wakaranakatta.
      Kenzō had no idea how to speak to this person from his past or how to deal with them.

ConjugationEdit

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