敬語

honorific language けいご

MNN49-1

Used when talking to someone of higher status (according to Japanese mores), talking to someone you don't know or are not familiar with, or talking in a formal situation.

尊敬語 respect language そんけいご   MNN49-2
謙譲語 humble language けんじょうご  MNN50-1

keigochart.pdf