いらっしゃい

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  • いらっしゃい irasshai
  • irregular reading
    いらしゃい irashai

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  • honorific languageinterjection
    come, go, stay
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    • used as a polite imperative
  • welcome
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Example sentences

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  • Japanese sentence

    「いらっしゃ~い」「よぉ」「なんだ、啓太か・・・」 

    Sentence analysis
    English translation

    "Welcome!" "Yo." "Oh, what, it's only Keita?"

  • Japanese sentence

    いるだけ持っていらっしゃい。 

    Sentence analysis
    English translation

    Please take with you as much as you need.