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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 失礼 (shitsurei)

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Kana: しつれい
Kanji: 失礼
Romaji: shitsurei

Type: noun; adjective-na; verb (失礼する)

Meaning: to be rude; impoliteness; discourtesy; Excuse me

Example sentences:

失礼なことを申し上げてお許しください。
shitsurei na koto o moushiagete oyurushi kudasai.
I do beg your pardon for my rudeness.

ずいぶん失礼なことを言うのね。
zuibun shitsurei na koto o iu no ne.
You are being very offensive.

失礼 (shitsurei)

失礼があったら謝るが、せんさくしてくるからこういうことになるんだ。
shitsurei ga attara ayamaru ga, sensaku shite kuru kara kou iu koto ni narun da.
I’m sorry I was rude but you deserved it for prying.

なんて失礼な人でしょう。奥さまのことをうそつきだとおっしゃるの?
nante shitsurei na hito deshou. okusama no koto o usotsuki da to ossharu no.
You are an impudent fellow! Do you mean to say that my mistress has told a lie?

Similar words:

無礼 (burei); 失敬 (shikkei)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 失礼 (shīlǐ)
Korean: 실례 (sillye)

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