待つ

俟つ

Reading

Kana: まつ
Romaji: matsu
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

v5t
vt
vi
1

to wait

Note: Only 待つ
2

to await; to look forward to; to anticipate

3

to depend on; to need

Note: usu. in negative form

Kanji

Readings: タイ、 ま.つ、 -ま.ち
Meanings: wait, depend on
Readings: シ、 ま.つ
Meanings: wait, depend on

Example Sentences

()ってあげる。
➥I'll wait for you.
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()()(なが)い。
➥A watched pot never boils.
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正午(しょうご)まで()とう。
➥I'll wait till noon.
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()つしかない。
➥I can only wait.
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()ってもむだだ。
➥There's no point in waiting.
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もう5(ふん)()とう。
➥I'll wait another five minutes.
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