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ちゃーびらたい【来ゃーびらたい】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

chaabiratai [t͡ɕaːbiɾatai]

Definition

Female Expression

  1. A saying used by women to express regret for bothering others, especially when or before entering an occupied room or another person's home: "May I come in?", "Pardon the intrusion...", "Sorry for bothering, but may I enter?", "Do you mind if I come in?"
  2. (General greeting) Hello

Etymology

Literally "I have come!". Derived from the polite volitional form of the verb ちゅーん【来ゅーん】 chuun "to come".

Notes

Equivalent expression used by men: ちゃーびらさい chaabirasai.

意味:おじゃまします【お邪魔します】、ごめんください【ごめん下さい】、こんにちは【今日は】

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