つつ

JapaneseEdit

ParticleEdit

つつ (romaji tsutsu)

  1. while, -ing, for two actions happening at once
    様々 (さまざま)目的 (もくてき)意味 (いみ) ()めつつ食事 (しょくじ)をしている。
    samazama na mokuteki ya imi o kome tsutsu shokuji o shiteiru.
    People have meals with various goals or meanings.
  2. although, doing in spite of opposition
  3. in the process of

Usage notesEdit

This attaches to the -masu stem of a verb.

Last modified on 22 January 2014, at 07:49