JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あいだ
Grade: 2
がら
Grade: S
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of Old Japanese-derived elements (aida, between; relations) +‎ (-gara, quality, characteristics).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

間柄(あいだがら) (aidagara) (historical hiragana あひだがら)

  1. a relationship
    親子(おやこ)間柄(あいだがら)(むずか)しいです。
    Oyako no aidagara wa muzukashii desu.
    The parent-child relationship is difficult.
  2. terms, as in friendly or hostile
    喧嘩(けんか)するくせに、その二人(ふたり)意外(いがい)とすごくいい間柄(あいだがら)となっている。
    Kenka suru kuse ni, sono futari wa igai to sugoku ii aidagara to natte iru.
    Though they fight, those two are surprisingly on very good terms.

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