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The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Traveler

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Word of the Day: June 06, 2018

旅人

noun | たびびと


MEANING: traveler; wayfarer

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

旅人をもてなすのは、当然だ。

たびびとをもてなすのは、とうぜんだ。
Welcoming travelers is the natural thing to do.

NOTES:
The kanji for もてなす is 持て成す which means “to hold and become.”

VOCABULARY:

旅人 【たびびと】 traveler
もてなす to entertain; to welcome
のは (nominalizes verbs and adjectives: the thing about welcoming travelers is…)
当然 【とうぜん】 natural; of course; a matter of course


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