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Well done. Full marks.

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I think that’s bullshit but I am not sure.

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He is talking about the etymology of the word, which is decidedly not the same as what the word means in daily use in modern Japanese.

おはようございます (ohayou gozaimasu) similarly literally means “it is early,” with the implicature being “you are early,” but that is not how it is actually used.

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