返信”henshin” vs. 返事”henji“：What’s The Difference Between Them?
What is the difference between “返信(henshin) and 返事(henji)”? Which is used as the meaning of “a person directly answer”? After reading this, you would be answering this question. Let me introduce what their subtle differences are and how you correctly use them such as native speakers today!
返信(henshin) and 返事(henji)
Reply / 回信, 回复 / 답장, 대답 / Trả lời/ hồi âm, Trả lời
“返信(henshin) and 返事(henji)” mean “An old lady” and which has been used as the meaning of “a person says something or write an answer to someone”. The tips for using them are that “返信” is used as the meaning of “TO REPLY ONLY BY LETTER, E-MAIL, etc”, whereas “返事” is used as the meaning of “NOT ONLY TO REPLY BY LETTER, E-MAIL, etc BUT A PERSON ALSO ANSWERS IN PERSON”. Then you would say “返信/返事ありがとう。(Thanks for the reply.)” which someone replies by letter, e-mail, etc. However, “返事して！(You should say something.)” which can be used ONLY in person. You wouldn’t say “返信して！”, if you see their face. The basic ways to use are that “___は返信/返事をする。(___ reply.)”, etc. For instance, “私は返信/返事をする。(I reply.)”, “彼は返信/返事をする。(He replies.)”, etc. Everyone could use “返信/返事” as casual, polite and formal such as “返信/返事したよ。(I replied.)” as casual and “返信/返事をしました。(I replied.)” as polite and formal.
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返信ありがとう。 (Thanks for the reply.) (谢谢你的回信。) (답장 고마워.) (Cảm ơn bạn vì đã hồi âm.) (henshin arigatō.)
ご返信ありがとうございます。 (Thank you for the reply.) (非常感谢您的回信。) (회신 감사합니다.) (Xin cảm ơn bạn rất nhiều vì đã hồi âm.) (go henshin arigatō gozaimasu.)
早急な返信ありがとうございます。 (Thank you for your prompt response.) (感谢您的及时回信。) (빠른 회신 감사합니다.) (Cảm ơn bạn rất nhiều vì đã hồi âm ngay lập tức .) (sakkyūna henshin arigatō gozaimasu.)
返信がきた！ (I got a reply!) (回信来了！) (답장이 왔어!) (Đã có hồi âm.) (henshin ga kita!)
返事してよ。 (You gotta to say something.) (你回我一下啊。) (대답해줘.) (Hãy trả lời đi!) (henji shite yo.)
ご返事ありがとうございます。 (Thank you for the reply.) (非常感谢您的回复。) (답변 감사합니다.) (Xin cảm ơn bạn rất nhiều vì đã trả lời.) (go henji arigatō gozaimasu.)
返事がきた！ (I got a reply!) (回复来了！) (답장이 왔어!) (Đã có hồi âm!) (henji ga kita!)
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