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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English yes.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

イエス (rōmaji iesu)

  1. yes (that is so)
  2. yes (I accept that)
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Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

イエス (rōmaji iesu)

  1. yes

AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Learned borrowing from Latin Iēsus.[3][4] Appears from around the Meiji period, superseding older ゼス (Zesu) and ゼズス (Zezusu).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

イエス (rōmaji Iesu)

  1. Jesus
    • 2008 July 16 [Jan 23 2008], Nakamura, Hikaru, “その5 Oh my ホビー [Chapter 5: Oh my hobby]”, in セイント☆おにいさん [Saint☆Young Men], volume 1 (fiction), 6th edition, Tokyo: Kodansha:
      ……あっ その前になんとかして隠して イエス!福引きでもらった仏像……変な宗教団体か強烈なナルシス卜だと思われるから‼
      ……Ah Sono mae ni SORE nan toka shite kakushite Iesu! Fukubiki de moratta Futsuzō…… Hen na shūkyō dantai ka kyōretsu na narushisuto da to omowareru kara‼
      ……Oh… We gotta hide that-thing first, Jesus! The Buddha statue I won from that raffle…… I don’t want her to think I’m some sorta freaky denomination member or enthusiastic narcissist‼

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  4. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  5. 5.0 5.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN