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ぐすーよー・ぐすうよう【御総様】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

gusuuyou · gusuuyoo [gusuːjoː]

Definition

Noun

  1. (Formal) A term used to address or refer to a group of people: everyone, everybody

Etymology

From vowel raising and coalescence of the older form ごそうやう【御総様】 gosouyau, composed from the honorific prefix 【御】 go, the word そう【総】 sou "a whole, all", and the suffix やう【様】 yau. Cognate with the very rare Japanese term そうよう【総容・総様】 souyou, used to refer to a group of people assembled or seated.

Notes

See also: んな【皆】 nna "everyone, everybody".

意味:みんな・みな【皆】、みんなさん・みなさん【皆さん】、みんなさま・みなさま【皆様】

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