あたし

JapaneseEdit

Alternative spelling

EtymologyEdit

Lenition from (watashi).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

あたし (atashi

  1. (chiefly women's speech) first person singular pronoun: I, me

Usage notesEdit

Most commonly used by girls and young women.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN