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さしかぶい【久しか振い・久振い】 : sashikabui | define meaning
Expression, noun, adverb
- Long time no see
- It has been a long time since we last saw, talked or wrote to each other
- (As an adverb) After a long time
Cognate to the standard Japanese expression ひさしぶり【久しぶり・久し振り】 hisashiburi (ibid.). Derived from さしか【久しか】 sashika "long (time)", itself cognate to standard Japanese ひさしい【久しい】 hisashii (ibid.); and ぶい【振い】 bui "way; manner; interval; after (some time)", cognate to standard Japanese ぶり【振り】 buri (ibid.).