Prefix - お/ご - Polite Marker - Increases the politeness of a vocab

By putting or in front of nouns or adjectives, you make the vocab more polite. For example: お母さん (Mother), お茶 (Tea).

The prefix is more often used at some vocab than others. With some vocab (like お茶) it is even considered rude to leave the prefix away.

Note: お is mostly used for vocab with Japanese origin. ご is mostly used for vocab with Chinese origin.

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