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Tardiness, lateness in Japanese πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅

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tardiness, lateness けこく
How to say “tardiness, lateness” in Japanese? “けこく”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “けこく” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on tardiness, lateness in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Japanese Word:
– Break down the word into smaller parts: "け" (chi) and "こく" (koku).
– Think of "chi" as in "cheat" and "koku" as in "cook," imagining someone cheating time to make it to an event and cooking up excuses.
– Associate it with the English word "tickle" but replace "le" with "oku."

– "けこく" (chikoku) is used to describe the act of being late, whether it’s for school, work, a meeting, or any scheduled event.
– The kanji for けこく is ι…εˆ».

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– 遅廢 (γ‘γˆγ‚“, chien): Delay
– ι…ζ»ž (γ‘γŸγ„, chitai): Tardiness or delay, often used in a more formal context.

Alternate Meanings (like slang):
– There aren’t any specific slang terms directly derived from "けこく," but the concept of being late is universally frowned upon in Japan, making the word very commonly understood.

Examples of Sentences that Use It:
1. 彼はい぀も学树にけこくする。
– Kare wa itsumo gakkou ni chikoku suru.
– He is always late for school.

2. けこくしてごめんγͺさい。
– Chikoku e gomennasai.
– I’m sorry for being late.

3. δΈŠεΈγ«γ‘γ“γγ‚’ζ³¨ζ„γ•γ‚ŒγŸγ€‚
– Joushi ni chikoku o chuui sareta.
– I was warned about my lateness by my boss.

4. ζ¬‘ε›žγ―γ‘γ“γγ—γͺγ„γ‚ˆγ†γ«γ—γ¦γγ γ•γ„γ€‚
– Jikai wa chikoku shinai you ni e kudasai.
– Please try not to be late next time.

Romanized Characters:
– けこく (chikoku)

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