Definition of omiai in English:

omiai

(also o-miai)

noun

  • In a Japanese arranged marriage: = miai.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Times. From Japanese omiai from o-, honorific prefix + miai.

Pronunciation

omiai

/ˈəʊmɪˌʌɪ//ˌɒmɪˈʌɪ/