御訪の下賜

English translation: a gift (gifts) given by the person (people) of noble rank

15:31 May 22, 2013
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Japanese term or phrase: 御訪の下賜
Dear history experts,

Here is one more term which I can't fathom. It is something which the Geki received in return for their services.

これに対する庇護として、御訪の下賜、所領の給付、相論における口添えなどがあった。

Many thanks,

Nick
Nicholas Hallsworth
Japan
Local time: 22:19
English translation:a gift (gifts) given by the person (people) of noble rank
Explanation:
御訪(ひ)(おとぶらい) is a polite version of 訪ひ(とぶらひ) which means a visit or a gift.
下賜(かし)is a noun meaning that a person of noble rank gives something to another person of low position.
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Ayako Reiff
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Local time: 09:19
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4 +1a gift (gifts) given by the person (people) of noble rank
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a gift (gifts) given by the person (people) of noble rank


Explanation:
御訪(ひ)(おとぶらい) is a polite version of 訪ひ(とぶらひ) which means a visit or a gift.
下賜(かし)is a noun meaning that a person of noble rank gives something to another person of low position.


    Reference: http://www.weblio.jp/content/%E5%BE%A1%E8%A8%AA%E3%81%B2
    Reference: http://dictionary.goo.ne.jp/leaf/jn2/40347/m0u/
Ayako Reiff
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Local time: 09:19
Native speaker of: Japanese
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