Definition of 挨

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Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • アイ
  • ひら

Popular Words With This Kanji

挨拶, あいさつ

greeting, greetings, salutation, salute, speech (congratulatory or appreciative), address, reply, response, revenge, retaliation, 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)

一挨一拶, いちあいいっさつ

dialoging (with another Zen practitioner to ascertain their level of enlightenment) (source of modern word aisatsu)

ご挨拶, 御挨拶, ごあいさつ

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

挨拶まわり, あいさつ回り, 挨拶回り, あいさつまわり

New Year courtesy calls

時候のあいさつ, 時候の挨拶, じこうのあいさつ

season's greetings (conventional way of beginning a letter)

挨拶まわり, あいさつ回り, 挨拶回り, あいさつまわり

New Year courtesy calls

年頭のあいさつ, 年頭の挨拶, ねんとうのあいさつ

New Year's greetings

挨拶状, あいさつじょう

greeting card

年頭挨拶, 年頭あいさつ, ねんとうあいさつ

New Year's greetings

挨拶は抜きで, あいさつはぬきで

without compliments (greetings)


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