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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 行儀 (gyougi)

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Kana: ぎょうぎ
Kanji: 行儀
Romaji: gyougi

Type: Noun

Meaning: manners; behavior

Example sentences:

お箸ずっとくわえてるのは行儀悪いよ。
ohashi zutto kuwaeteru nowa gyougi warui yo.
Keeping your chopsticks in your mouth is bad manner.

どうして彼女にはわたしよりずっとお行儀よくするのかしら。
doushite kanojo niwa watashi yori zutto ogyougi yoku suru no kashira.
I don’t see why you’re so much nicer to her than to me.


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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 行儀 (gyougi)

ジョンは行儀よく、しかし明らかに嘲るような目でベンを見た。
jon wa gyougi yoku, shikashi akiraka ni azakeru you na me de ben o mita.
John looked at Ben with polite but mocking eyes.

私はその娘に欺かれたのです。うわべは行儀が正しく、きちんとして、気が利いた娘でした。
watashi wa sono musume ni azamukareta no desu. uwabe wa gyougi ga tadashiku, kichinto shite, ki ga kiita musume deshita.
I was deceived by that girl. She had nice manners and was very smart.

Similar words:

ふるまい (furumai); 礼儀 (reigi); 礼式 (reishiki)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 礼貌 (lǐmào)
Korean: 예절 (yejeol)


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