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noun, suru verb

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[お + ()·()]
o + jigi

English Meaning(s) for お辞儀

noun, suru verb
  1. bow; bowing

Definition and Synonyms for お辞儀

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
Bow bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
Synonyms: 一礼, 会釈, 辞儀, お辞儀, 額ずく
Curtsy bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
Synonyms: お辞儀
Bow bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
Synonyms: かがむ, かがめる, 会釈, 低頭, 辞儀, お辞儀
Bowing bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
Synonyms: 会釈, お辞儀
Curtsy bending the knees
Synonyms: お辞儀
Curtsy a gesture of respect made by women
Synonyms: お辞儀

Meanings for each kanji in お辞儀

» resign; word; term; expression
» ceremony; rule; affair; case; a matter

Categories お辞儀 is a member of

Gesticulate show, express or direct through movement
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Bow bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
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Acknowledgment a statement acknowledging something or someone
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Motion the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
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Change Posture undergo a change in bodily posture
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Reverence an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for お辞儀

Sample Sentences for お辞儀

Nobody bowed to him.
The students bowed to their teacher.
I was forced to make a bow.
The boy bowed to me.
She inclined her head in greeting.

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