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Re: [Lingo] らっしゃる

On 金, 2009-04-24 at 08:11 -0700, steve smith wrote:
> In the first example 「まだ入院してらっしゃるとのこと。」 what are
> 「と 
> の」and are 「してらっしゃる」?
> As usual, I'm confused.  Can someone help enlighten me?

The verb いらっしゃる is the honorific form of いる。The sentence above
includes the regular elision of the い in constructions like this. The
plain form would be 入院してる, the elided form of 入院している。The
unelided form of the phrase above would be 入院していらっしゃる。
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