Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/27/21 Sayonara

Sayonara (noun)
sayonara [ sahy-uh-nahr-uh; Japanese sah-yaw-nah-rah ]


noun interjection
1. farewell; goodbye.

WORDS RELATED TO SAYONARA
adieu, adios, arrivederci, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good day, so long

Origin: 1870–75; < Japanese sayō-nara, equivalent to sayō thus (sa that + yō, earlier yaũ < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese yàng appearance) + nara if it be (ni essive particle + ara subjunctive stem of existential v.)

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SAYONARA
From creeps and trolls to hoaxes and hackers, these are the things that made us want to say sayonara to the Interwebs this year.
10 THINGS THAT MADE US WANT TO TURN OFF THE INTERNET FOREVER IN 2014|THE DAILY BEAST|DECEMBER 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The estimated ship date of the gadget is December 2014—perfect timing to say sayonara to smoking forever.
NOTHING SAYS I LOVE YOU LIKE DATA|THE DAILY BEAST|DECEMBER 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST

In their dream world, they say sayonara to Denver and become “North Colorado.”
COLORADO’S STRANGE SECESSION VOTE|MICHAEL TOMASKY|NOVEMBER 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST

And then if I happened to love some native lady and say Sayonara to you, how you would trouble your heart!
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 1|ELIZABETH BISLAND

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