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JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened from さようなら (sayōnara).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

さよなら (katakana サヨナラ, rōmaji sayonara)

  1. alternative form of さようなら: so long, goodbye, farewell

NounEdit

さよなら (katakana サヨナラ, rōmaji sayonara)

  1. farewell, goodbye, parting

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

さよならする (rōmaji sayonara)

  1. to say goodbye, to bid goodbye
    青春 (せいしゅん)さよならする
    seishun ni sayonara suru
    to bid farewell to one's youth

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0