Translation: from english to japanese

from japanese to english

he is very polite

  • 1 very polite

    いたれりつくせり 至れり尽くせり

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  • 2 very polite

    adj. 至れり尽くせり

    English-Japanese new dictionary > very polite

  • 3 polite

    ていちょう 鄭重
    ていねい 叮嚀 < person>
    れいぎただしい 礼儀正しい to be polite:
    ございます 御座います
    * * *
    /pəláit/ 〔「磨かれた」が原義〕〈派〉politely(副)
    〖形〗(more型; -・lit・er[est]) [ほめて]
    1 〈人・言動などが〉〔…に〕 丁寧な 礼儀正しい; 〔他人に〕思いやりのある〔to〕(⇔impolite, rude)《◆「失礼にならぬように心掛ける」意; sincereとは逆に, しばしば建前的・偽善的な含みがある; courteous, polite, civilの順に意味が弱くなる》

    a ~ letter [remark] 丁寧な手紙[言葉]

    be ~ to others 人に対して礼儀正しい

    máke onesèlf polité 礼儀正しくする

    It is not ~ of [xfor] him to behave like that. = He is not ~ to behave like that. あのようにふるまうとは彼は失礼だ《◆He is … の意味でなく行為を主体にして評価を示すときはIt is ~ for him to … の構文可》

    You're very ~. とても礼儀正しいですね; [皮肉に] 水くさいじゃないの, 冷たいのね.

    2 [おおげさに]〈 文章が〉洗練された, 高尚な

    ~ literature 純文学.

    3 [限定]((正式))上品な, 教養のある; ((やや古))上流の

    ~ society 上流社会

    do the ~((略式))つとめて上品にふるまう.

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