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おっす

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JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably an aggressively shortened form of おはようございます (ohayō gozaimasu, good morning, also used when greeting someone for the first time that day). Compare the development of similar greeting term うぃーす (wīsu).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

おっす (rōmaji ossu)

  1. (informal) hey, hello

Usage notesEdit

Generally only used by young males.