I read a novel, with the following sentence :


According to jisho.org,請じる means "to invite; to show (someone) in​". I searched online for examples of sentences where 請じる appears, but to my surprise I could not find any websites with it.

This makes me wonder, is 請じる very old or old-fashioned word ?

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Yes, 請じる/請ずる is indeed a rare literary verb, and I have not used it myself. Still, it's not an archaic word, and BCCWJ has at least 30 examples, most of which are used as part of 請じ入れる.

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