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ChineseEdit

far; distant; remote anxiety
trad. (遠慮)
simp. (远虑)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

遠慮

  1. foresight; long view

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

遠慮

  1. to plan far ahead

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: 2
りょ
Grade: S
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

遠慮 (hiragana えんりょ, rōmaji enryo, historical hiragana ゑんりよ)

  1. reserve
    遠慮 (えんりょ)なくどうぞ。
    Enryo naku dōzo.
    Please do not hesitate.
  2. forethought, foresight

VerbEdit

遠慮する (transitive and intransitive, suru conjugation, hiragana えんりょする, rōmaji enryo suru, historical hiragana ゑんりよする)

  1. to restrain oneself; to have restraint; to be reserved; to hold back
  2. to refrain from (doing something)
  3. to stand on ceremony

Usage notesEdit

  • When used in response to a request or offer, this can be translated as no thanks or "I'm fine, thanks."