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Flight Attendant

Postby Op27Nr2 » Sat 05.21.2005 1:30 am

What is the colloquial word for Flight Attendant?

Is there also a proper/textbook term as well?

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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby Spaztick » Sat 05.21.2005 12:06 pm

The word is probably just Flight Attendant (furaito atendanto). The word in kanji would be hikoukiiin - 飛行機員, (aeroplane attendant) but that's just my guess.
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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby Kakashiluvr » Sat 05.21.2005 12:11 pm

how do you use kanji in yor posts?
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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby Op27Nr2 » Sat 05.21.2005 1:58 pm

Thanks for the response. I appreciate it.

However, I was hoping for a more thoughtful answer though. Has anyone been on, perhaps an international flight to JPN and listened to an announcement made by a flight attendant? What is the word they use to describe themselves?
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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby Kakashiluvr » Sat 05.21.2005 3:41 pm

no idea...
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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby Gaijinian » Sat 05.21.2005 3:53 pm

(旅客機・列車などの)スチュワーデスB)
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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby Op27Nr2 » Sat 05.21.2005 8:12 pm

Ok here, what I'm trying to get at.

How common is the word 搭乗員 (toujouin) used nowadays to refer to a flight attendant?
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RE: Flight Attendant

Postby netarou » Mon 05.23.2005 1:52 pm

スチュワーデス、フライトアテンダント、客室乗務員 (kyakushitsu-joumuin).
i think 搭乗員 can include pilots.
スッチー is short for スチュワーデス but this is not polite.
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