Minna-san

r_folsom

r_folsom

HI! I've noticed in the first few seconds of these lessons Sayaka says "Minna-san, konnichiwa!" What does minna-san actually mean?
CatPanda

CatPanda

[quo]*Quote from * [redacted]\nHI! I've noticed in the first few seconds of these lessons Sayaka says "Minna-san, konnichiwa!" What does minna-san actually mean?[/quo]\n\nMinna = Everyone or everything or all of something\n\nsan = an addressing word used to display politeness to everyone.\n\nContextually it means "Everyone".
r_folsom

r_folsom

Ahhh, so she says "hello everyone". Thanks!
Sayaka-Matsuura

Sayaka-Matsuura

Excellent explanation Derek-san, Yes, MINNA-SAN translates as "Everyone" so, MINNA-SAN KONNICHIWA!! means "Hello everyone!" -Sayaka :P

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