Tag: honorifics

22 Honorific prefixes: 「ご」 vs 「お」 2011-07-22T04:03:31.483

19 What is the correct usage of 承知しました, 了解です and かしこまりました, the more formal forms of 分かる? 2011-06-01T00:03:50.183

18 Is the title ~[殿]{どの} used in modern day japanese? 2011-06-20T05:57:36.183

17 When should one add さん at the end of a name? 2011-05-31T20:07:54.773

17 Appropriate ただいま-like greeting for a neighbor? 2011-06-21T02:28:00.093

16 General applicability of the ~ませ conjugation 2011-07-21T07:47:01.343

15 The use of -さん when answering about oneself 2011-06-06T20:51:13.583

14 If my business card says 〇〇さん, does that mean I'm referring to myself with an honourific? 2019-07-25T02:58:03.977

13 Why is water polite but ice not? 2011-12-28T04:35:29.063

12 芸能人・スポーツ選手・公人に「さん」などの敬称を付けなくてもよい理由は? 2011-06-27T04:24:49.137

12 Is it appropriate to use [先生]{せんせい} when addressing a ski instructor? 2011-12-31T05:49:52.607

12 Is -さん used when referring to a celebrity or historical figures? 2012-08-07T19:15:20.110

12 Do all verbs have an honorific and humble form? 2017-11-11T02:02:47.673

11 Is the use of 先生 and similar titles context sensitive? 2011-06-02T13:35:19.473

11 When is a person referred to with 様 in the mass media and what does it signify? 2011-06-29T05:46:58.340

11 How to invoke God/spirits in Japanese 2011-09-22T08:21:55.437

11 Why is the honorific o used for the bathroom? 2011-09-29T13:11:12.393

11 When shouldn't I use 「〜さん」when referring to a third person? 2017-04-03T08:42:59.170

11 Is there a kanji term for "-san" when used to address someone? 2018-07-22T16:44:27.483

10 Using Japanese honorifics with non-kana names 2011-06-28T04:17:20.057

10 What honorifics are used with nicknames? 2011-07-08T10:58:33.147

10 Usage of お+[verb stem]+する for humble form and お+[verb stem]+になる for honorific form 2011-08-11T04:03:14.163

10 Are honorifics used for dead people? 2012-01-06T12:22:04.787

10 Can a sonkeigo verb be used with an inanimate subject? / 尊敬語は無生物主語に対して使えますか? 2016-01-23T01:15:44.917

8 Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お? 2012-04-30T20:56:31.133

8 「様」vs「殿」, which is more respectful? 2012-06-02T15:50:29.060

8 Is it normal to put さん after an internet handle? 2012-08-04T12:23:47.053

8 How many times should 「お」 and 「ご」 be used in a sentence? 2013-10-29T06:07:26.200

8 Looking Up Whether 御 Is Read お or ご 2014-05-11T17:14:19.653

8 What are appropriate situations where you use 何卒 to end a formal correspondence? 2014-06-20T05:24:21.723

8 can one ever say "おいかがですか?" 2015-05-15T03:00:50.693

8 What should I say when a senior colleague is leaving before me? 2017-04-21T03:43:13.270

8 Is the honorific postfix -氏{し} usually used towards men? 2017-07-05T06:08:10.257

7 When do you use -san about a company? 2011-07-17T23:13:55.560

7 does anyone know of any o-words or go-words which are absolutely neutral? 2011-07-29T09:34:19.590

7 For verbs with irregular humble/honorific forms, are the regular forms still used? 2011-09-06T13:33:25.600

7 謙譲語{けんじょうご} nouns such as 弊社{へいしゃ}, etc 2014-09-20T15:38:13.683

7 おる in honorific contexts 2015-08-01T13:40:19.270

7 How rude is it to speak to a Japanese stranger informally instead of using the polite form? 2016-06-22T21:21:59.483

6 When to use -さん after an occupation? 2012-05-30T12:28:53.757

6 Use of 「元」in honorifics 2012-07-31T08:56:03.040

6 What's the difference between お待ちになる and 待たれる? 2013-02-24T07:14:36.160

6 "くださいませんか" vs. "いただけませんか" 2014-01-03T03:39:11.817

6 Prefix お for names - how is it used? 2014-05-04T03:42:50.877

6 Why do Japanese businessmen use 「さん」 even with うち names in meetings with foreigners 2014-05-29T12:05:42.873

6 What criteria decides whether to print 「氏」 or 「さん」 at the end of a person's name in newspapers? 2015-01-27T14:59:11.247

6 How does a single verb construct work when it has both honorific and humble auxiliaries? 2015-06-22T10:38:30.200

6 What are the differences between なさる and される? 2016-01-23T12:32:37.070

6 けっこんしていらっしゃいますか or けっこんなさっていますか 2016-03-07T10:53:41.510

6 Can さん or 君 be used on animals? 2017-12-17T18:51:02.563

5 Verbs which are more frequently used to built the honorific passive forms 2013-03-23T15:23:29.090

5 With whom to use different honorific forms? 丁寧語より尊敬語・謙譲語・丁重語 2013-04-11T03:03:37.037

5 a few words have an honorific 「お」or「ご」 as a necessary prefix, right? 2013-10-10T13:34:03.490

5 can 美化語{びかご} create implied subjects? 2014-09-19T16:39:58.473

5 Which form is 切り? 2015-12-28T10:48:57.673

5 Should I repeat -san to refer to someone whos name ends in san? 2016-02-10T01:55:02.277

5 Desire form verbs (~たい), is there a polite form? 2016-04-02T05:51:51.743

5 Why is "さん" used as a suffix for these people's CVs / profiles? 2016-04-27T03:44:51.837

5 How would one refer to someone else's lover in 尊敬語? 2017-03-30T03:00:51.957

5 How to refer to a famous writer? (-さん?-先生?) 2017-07-31T19:30:11.497

5 Is honorific speech ever used in the first person? 2019-04-21T23:52:20.337

5 Historical use of さん 2019-06-10T16:32:12.627

4 Honorific form of i-adjectives (e.g. はやい → おはよう) 2011-08-11T13:02:42.903

4 using 美化語 in 謙譲語 verb forms does not make sense, right? 2013-09-20T22:46:28.843

4 "Formal" Japanese and "honorific" Japanese, are completely different, right? 2014-03-03T01:56:24.253

4 「~てはいただけません」- Why the は? 2014-07-28T20:11:04.530

4 How is "おらず" used in the following sentence? 2015-08-29T17:54:15.793

4 て-form and other conjugations of 謙譲語 2016-04-23T05:06:57.930

4 In this sentence, is changing "迎える" to "迎えられる" for a potential or honorific reason? 2016-06-17T19:36:51.010

4 Under what Japanese honorific should manga/anime fans address manga-ka/anime directors? 2016-09-05T22:28:19.803

4 Honorific suffix 御 as in 甥御 and 姪御? 2018-07-29T10:40:29.150

4 Why does ゆっくり take the honorific prefix ご? 2019-06-12T07:37:41.737

3 The correct usage of 召し上がる and お召し上がる 2013-08-30T09:33:42.920

3 To be polite, say "おいくらですか" and not "いくらですか"? 2014-04-22T22:10:37.973

3 What is the difference between 酒 and お酒? 2015-01-08T20:16:46.487

3 Is "して" dropped in this phrase "ご利用{りよう}ください"? 2015-05-10T02:52:12.173

3 How to say "Do you want to know?" in Japanese 尊敬語? 2016-02-28T07:06:38.277

3 When in doubt between -chan and -kun what to choose? 2016-05-21T18:17:43.540

3 -たん (-tan) suffix (honorific) meaning? 2016-08-03T08:52:09.333

3 The politeness level of 辞書形(ある/する) in replacement of ます form 2016-10-14T08:08:54.747

3 Using 「~さん」 when referring to both oneself and others: precedence? 2017-04-03T13:04:01.073

3 What is this archaic female honorific form called, and what relationship does it describe? 2017-05-03T21:13:55.360

3 Quotation marks around name without honorific: invitation to 呼び捨て? 2017-09-19T01:20:18.577

3 Appropriate Honorifics for Fan Letter 2017-11-09T02:02:27.850

3 Standard phrases to use in presentation speech 2018-02-06T15:37:38.010

3 Is an honorific necessary when using someone’s name to say “you”? 2019-06-28T09:19:50.830

3 Pitch Accent for Honorifics 2019-09-20T09:04:38.527

3 Usage of さん when talking about famous people 2019-10-08T14:30:31.783

2 Do demons get any special honorifics? 2013-01-25T11:39:20.940

2 Who are Mrs. Fuji and Mrs. Gas? 2013-05-07T11:50:49.750

2 which nouns can use 美化語{びかご}? 2013-12-09T11:40:53.640

2 ~うございます construction 2015-05-09T21:41:37.423

2 Can a man address a woman with sama 様【さま】? 2015-05-12T13:41:00.057

2 In what contexts might one say "風呂{ふろ}" instead of "お[風呂]{ふろ}"? 2015-06-05T02:03:47.503

2 The usage of 様{さま} (-sama) honorific 2015-07-13T04:52:59.553

2 Should I use honorifics to say (言う 'iu') for subordinate clauses? 2015-09-04T20:24:36.527

2 is this sentence correct 会議は三時からでいらっしゃいます.? 2016-01-16T10:56:57.673

2 What is the function of "o"? 2016-03-30T03:33:30.343

2 Honorific and humble forms of suru verbs 2016-10-15T23:09:41.157