あやめる

JapaneseEdit

Alternative spellings
危める
殺める (kill)

EtymologyEdit

/ajamu//ajamuru//ajameru/

First attested in the late Muromachi period.[1]

Possibly cognate with 危うい (ayaui, dangerous, perilous).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

あやめる (ayameruichidan (stem あやめ (ayame), past あやめた (ayameta))

  1. to wound
  2. to kill

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN