Japanese お…です grammar o…desu

Japanese お…です grammar o…desu
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Let’s learn Japanese お…です grammar o…desu:

Formation :

おVます(remove ます)+です
ごNだ

おVます(remove ます)+です
ごNだ

Meaning and how to use :

Describe the action of a person whose position is higher than the speaker. This is an honorific.

Example:

今年の冬休みどこにご旅行ですか。
Kotoshi no fuyu yasumi ha doko ni goryokou desuka.
Where will you go travelling this winter vacation?

いつもこの図書館でお過ごしですか。
Itsumo kono toshokan de osugoshi desuka.
Do you always spend time in this library?

今何の本をお読みですか。
Ima nan no hon wo oyomi desuka.
What book are you reading this time?

石田様があそこでお待ちです。
Ishida sama ga asoko de omachi desu.
Mr. Ishida is waiting there.

司会がその問題についてお考えです。
Shikai ga sono mondai ni tsuite o kangaedesu.
The president is thinking about that problem.

Note: In case of using with Chinese-Japanese nouns, we use the form「ごNだ」. This is a reverent way of speaking  similar to「お…になる」, but it is limited to some words.

Above is Japanese お…です grammar o…desu. If you don’t understand the signs we used in formation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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