Noun - used as a suffix
1. lord; sirHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo), Only applies to きょう
  • かべ
  • には
  • ピアノ
  • 向かって
  • すわ座っている
  • アンソニー
  • きょう
  • おお大きな
  • しゃしん写真
  • かかっていました
  • On the wall there was a big picture of Sir Anthony at the piano.
2. state minister (i.e. under the ritsuryo system)See also 律令制
Pronoun, No-adjective
3. you (in reference to someone of lower status)Archaism, Male term or language, Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo), esp. けい
Other forms
卿 【けい】


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