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ちょうだい

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Japanese

Verb

ちょうだい (romaji chōdai)

  1. 頂戴: please give me
    このバラちょうだい
    このバラちょうだい
    Kono bara chōdai.
    I'll have these roses.
    スプーンをちょうだい
    スプーンをちょうだい
    Supūn o chōdai.
    Please give me the spoon.
  2. 頂戴: please do something for me
    ここに名前を書いてちょうだい
    ここになまえをかいてちょうだい
    Koko ni namae o kaitechōdai.
    Please write your name here.

Usage notes

  • Almost always written in hiragana. Only written in kanji when used in very formal expressions.
  • The imperative sense is attached to the て-form (te-form) of a verb.
  • Mostly used by women.

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