Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Friday, April 29th, 2011

In a Formal Manner

gi We use this character when we express something related to formal occasions or ceremonial moments. Gishiki, girei and gi mean a ceremony. You can put “girei teki(na)” before nouns such as “gyō ji (event)” to emphasize its ceremonial aspect. Reigi means manners. Rude people may be criticized as “reigi shirazu (ignorance of manners).” Shūgi […]