いづち

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EtymologyEdit

/iduti/ → /izuti/. Compound of interrogative pronoun いづ ‎(izu) and directional suffix ‎(chi).

PronounEdit

いづち ‎(romaji izuchi)

  1. 何方: indefinite interrogative directional pronoun; which direction, where
    • late 10th century, Taketori Monogatari:
      「「龍の頚の玉取りえずは、歸り來な」とのたまへば、いづちいづちも、足の向きたらん方へいなむ。かゝるすき事をしたまふこと」と、そしりあへり。

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