言葉遣い

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こと
Grade: 2
は > ば
Grade: 3
つか > づか
Grade: S
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From 言葉 (word) +‎ 遣い (way of using)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) とばづかい [kòtóbázúꜜkàì] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ko̞to̞ba̠zɨᵝka̠i]

NounEdit

言葉遣(ことばづか) (kotobazukai

  1. expression, wording, way of speaking
    目上(めうえ)(ひと)には言葉遣(ことばづか)注意(ちゅうい)しなさい
    meue no hito ni wa kotobazukai o chūishinasai
    Be careful of how you talk to the superiors

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN