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English Reference for san (さん)

Kana
さん
san
Definitions
  1. suffix honorific language familiar language Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms., -san
  2. polite language makes words more polite (usu. in fixed expressions)
Example sentences
Please give me the number for Mr Brown
Please give my best regards to Tom
That nurse is a real angel to her patients
Jones was born in the United States
Mr Sato called at eleven
Can the lawyer see me on Friday
Bob dropped in at his uncle's house
Mama! That lady and man are holding hands, they're great friends aren't they
Miss Brown has gotten used to eating Japanese food
The doctor told Mr Smith to give up smoking
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