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はいさい

 Ryukyu (Okinawa, Yamatu)

haisai [haisai]

Definition

Male Interjection

  1. A greeting or salutation used by men when meeting someone; hello; hi; hey; howdy
    1. はいさいちゅーをぅがなびら
      haisai chuu wuganabira
      "Hello", "Good day"

Etymology

Likely related to the Kikai expression へーさやー【早さやー】 heesayaa "good morning" (literally "it's early").

Notes

Equivalent expression used by women: はいたい haitai.

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