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sayonara

[ sahy-uh-nahr-uh; Japanese sah-yaw-nah-rah ]
/ ˌsaɪ əˈnɑr ə; Japanese ˈsɑ yɔˈnɑ rɑ /
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interjection, noun
farewell; goodbye.
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Origin of sayonara

First recorded in 1860–65; from Japanese sayō-nara, shortening of sayō-naraba, equivalent to sayō “thus” + naraba “if it be”
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