挨拶, あいさつ

  • aisatsu
JLPT 4

Definition of 挨拶,あいさつ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • greeting
  • greetings
  • salutation
  • salute

  • speech (congratulatory or appreciative)
  • address

  • reply
  • response

  • revenge
  • retaliation

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • a fine thing to say (used as part of a sarcastic response to a rude remark)

  • (orig. meaning) dialoging (with another Zen practitioner to ascertain their level of enlightenment)

Examples of 挨拶,あいさつ in a Sentence

挨拶困った
I was at a loss for an answer.
She greeted us with a smile.
この借りして一言挨拶申し上げます。
Please allow me to say a few words on this occasion.
彼ら新年挨拶した
They exchanged the New Year's greeting.
On behalf of our classmates, I welcome you.
諸君ちょっと挨拶申し上げます。
Gentlemen, allow me to say a few words in greeting.
When the visitor entered the room, we stood to greet him.
I bow to the boss in greeting, and he returns my bow with a nod.
クリスは2人ついていって、ケイトに陽気挨拶しました
Chris followed the two and cheerfully greeted Kate.
見る帽子あげて挨拶した
He raised his hat when he saw me.
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