JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
まえ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

 (まえ) (omae) (historical hiragana おまへ)
(alternative reading hiragana おめえ, katakana オメー, rōmaji omē)

  1. (informal, men's speech) you

(alternative reading hiragana おめ, rōmaji ome)

  1. (dialectal) you

Usage notesEdit

Slightly condescending if used by a higher status peer to refer to a lower status peer, very informal between close equal-status peers, impolite in other situations.