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noun, suru verb, no adjective, expression

English Meaning(s) for 挨拶

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. greeting; greetings; salutation; salute; condolences; congratulations (polite set phrase used when meeting or parting from somebody)
  2. speech (congratulatory or appreciative); address
  3. reply; response
  4. revenge; retaliation
  1. a fine thing to say (used sarcastically as a response to a rude remark; usu. in the form of ご挨拶)
  2. dialoging (with another Zen practitioner to ascertain their level of enlightenment) (orig. meaning)
  1. relationship (between people); connection
  2. intervention; mediation; mediator

Definition and Synonyms for 挨拶

Greet send greetings to
Synonyms: 挨拶, ご挨拶
Recognize express greetings upon meeting someone
Synonyms: 挨拶, ご挨拶
Salutation an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Synonyms: 会釈, 挨拶, ご挨拶, 敬礼, 目礼, 辞儀, お辞儀, 頭語
Well-Wishing an expression of good will from one person to another
Synonyms: 挨拶
Salute an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
Synonyms: 会釈, 挨拶
Salutation an act of honor or courteous recognition
Synonyms: 挨拶, 敬礼

Meanings for each kanji in 挨拶

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Categories 挨拶 is a member of

Communicate transmit thoughts or feelings
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Address speak to someone
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Acknowledgment a statement acknowledging something or someone
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Salutation an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
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Recognition approval
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 挨拶

Sample Sentences for 挨拶

She greeted me with a pleasant smile.
The girl greeted me with a smile.
The teacher acknowledged the pupil with a smile.
She greeted me with a lovely smile.
On behalf of our classmates, I welcome you.

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