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​.