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-san


a suffix used in Japanese as a term of respect after names or titles: Suzuki-san; samurai-san.

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Nearby words

-rrhiza, -rrhoea, -ry, -s, -s', -san, -sarc, -saur, -saurus, -scape, -sch-

Origin of -san

< Japanese, contraction of -sama suffix denoting direction, appearance, respect
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