Reading

Kana: ちゃま
Romaji: chama
Kana
Romaji

Definition

suf
1

Mr.; Mrs.; Ms.

Note: after a person's name (or position, etc.)
Note: honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language; familiar language; children's language; word usually written using kana alone

Kanji

Readings: ヨウ、 ショウ、 さま、 さん
Meanings: Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Example Sentences

同様(どうよう)に。
➥The same to you.
Full Entry➤
馳走様(ちそうさま)でした。
➥That was a delicious meal.
Full Entry➤
(ゆき)のように(しろ)い。
➥It is white as snow.
Full Entry➤
ざまあ()ろ。
➥That serves you right.
Full Entry➤
苦労(くろう)(さま)でした。
➥Thank you for your trouble.
Full Entry➤
こんな所出(しょしゅつ)よう!
➥I wanna get out of here!
Full Entry➤
Find More

Reading

Kana: よう
Romaji: you
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

1

appearing ...; looking ...

Note: usu. after the -masu stem of a verb
Note: word usually written using kana alone
See also: 様だ
2

way to ...; method of ...ing

Note: usu. after the -masu stem of a verb
3

form; style; design

Note: usu. after a noun
4

like; similar to

Note: usu. after a noun
See also: 様だ
5

thing (thought or spoken)

Kanji

Readings: ヨウ、 ショウ、 さま、 さん
Meanings: Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Example Sentences

同様(どうよう)に。
➥The same to you.
Full Entry➤
馳走様(ちそうさま)でした。
➥That was a delicious meal.
Full Entry➤
(ゆき)のように(しろ)い。
➥It is white as snow.
Full Entry➤
ざまあ()ろ。
➥That serves you right.
Full Entry➤
苦労(くろう)(さま)でした。
➥Thank you for your trouble.
Full Entry➤
こんな所出(しょしゅつ)よう!
➥I wanna get out of here!
Full Entry➤
Find More

方、 状

Reading

Kana: さま
Romaji: sama
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

suf
1

Mr.; Mrs.; Miss; Ms.

Note: after a person's name (or position, etc.)
Note: honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
2

makes words more polite (usu. in fixed expressions)

Note: usu. after a noun or na-adjective prefixed with お- or ご-
Note: polite (teineigo) language
See also: お粗末さまでした
3

state; situation; appearance

Kanji

Readings: ヨウ、 ショウ、 さま、 さん
Meanings: Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
Readings: ホウ、 かた、 -かた、 -がた
Meanings: direction, person, alternative
Reading: ジョウ
Meanings: status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance

Example Sentences

同様(どうよう)に。
➥The same to you.
Full Entry➤
馳走様(ちそうさま)でした。
➥That was a delicious meal.
Full Entry➤
(ゆき)のように(しろ)い。
➥It is white as snow.
Full Entry➤
ざまあ()ろ。
➥That serves you right.
Full Entry➤
苦労(くろう)(さま)でした。
➥Thank you for your trouble.
Full Entry➤
こんな所出(しょしゅつ)よう!
➥I wanna get out of here!
Full Entry➤
Find More

Reading

Kana: ざま
Romaji: zama
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

1

mess; sorry state; plight; sad sight

Note: derogatory; word usually written using kana alone
suf
2

-ways; -wards

Note: indicates direction
3

in the act of ...; just as one is ...

Note: after the -masu stem of a verb
4

manner of ...; way of ...

Note: after the -masu stem of a verb
See also: (reading さま, entry #3)

Kanji

Readings: ヨウ、 ショウ、 さま、 さん
Meanings: Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
Readings: タイ、 わざ.と
Meanings: attitude, condition, figure, appearance, voice (of verbs)

Example Sentences

同様(どうよう)に。
➥The same to you.
Full Entry➤
馳走様(ちそうさま)でした。
➥That was a delicious meal.
Full Entry➤
(ゆき)のように(しろ)い。
➥It is white as snow.
Full Entry➤
ざまあ()ろ。
➥That serves you right.
Full Entry➤
苦労(くろう)(さま)でした。
➥Thank you for your trouble.
Full Entry➤
こんな所出(しょしゅつ)よう!
➥I wanna get out of here!
Full Entry➤
Find More

様、 例し

Reading

Kana: ためし
Romaji: tameshi
Kana
Romaji

Definition

1

precedent; example

Kanji

Readings: レイ、 たと.える
Meanings: example, custom, usage, precedent
Readings: ヨウ、 ショウ、 さま、 さん
Meanings: Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix

Example Sentences

そんな先例(せんれい)はない。
➥We have no such example.
Full Entry➤
たとえ()(なか)(みず)(なか)
➥Go through fire and water.
Full Entry➤
実例(じつれい)教訓(きょうくん)にまさる。
➥Example is better than precept.
Full Entry➤
(れい)(つぎ)(とお)りです。
➥The examples are as follows.
Full Entry➤
(べつ)(れい)(しめ)しなさい。
➥Show me another example.
Full Entry➤
ネコは通例犬(つうれいけん)(きら)いだ。
➥Cats usually hate dogs.
Full Entry➤
Find More