Definition of 挨拶
- (n, vs, adj-no) greeting; greetings; salutation; salute
She greeted us with a smile.
- speech (congratulatory or appreciative); address
Please allow me to say a few words on this occasion.
- reply; response
I was at a loss for an answer.
- revenge; retaliation
- (exp) a fine thing to say (used as part of a sarcastic response to a rude remark)
- (orig. meaning) dialoging (with another Zen practitioner to ascertain their level of enlightenment)