Last modified on 14 November 2013, at 06:07

いで

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown.

InterjectionEdit

いで (romaji ide)

  1. Come! (used to verbally urge the addressee when calling them closer)

Usage notesEdit

Used in more limited contexts compared to other words such as さあ ().

Etymology 2Edit

(i, well) + (te, hand), with rendaku.

NounEdit

いで (romaji ide, historical hiragana ゐで)

  1. 井手: (archaic) A dam used to divert water for irrigation.

Proper nounEdit

いで (romaji Ide, historical hiragana ゐで)

  1. 井手: A surname​.