Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Honorifics
- Noble Cousin!
Greetings from Solveig!
> But, if it's not so cut and dry, then dono and tono are the same,Ahh! Equals? That is not really how you tend to look at things in a
> for equals?
context. Generally speaking, if you are dealing with someone who is not
definitely your inferior, you tentatively treat them as a superior.
There is an
interesting kyōgen play in which two farmers meet in the forrest on
to pay their taxes. They both treat each other as a superior until
that they are both farmers. Also, in a Japanese context, people
avoid using names.
Your Humble Servant
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