Oshare

The Japanese word oshare is pronounced "oh-sha-ray", and it is translated to mean "stylish". But it doesn't always have a positive connotation. In fact, it can be used to mean "foppish" or "dandy" as well.

Japanese Characters

おしゃれ

Example

Keiko wa kesa oshare o shitekita.
恵子は今朝おしゃれをしてきた。

Translation: Keiko came all dressed up this morning.

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Abe, Namiko. "Oshare." ThoughtCo, Jun. 14, 2017, thoughtco.com/oshare-meaning-and-characters-2028714. Abe, Namiko. (2017, June 14). Oshare. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/oshare-meaning-and-characters-2028714 Abe, Namiko. "Oshare." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/oshare-meaning-and-characters-2028714 (accessed December 15, 2017).