おつ

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JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

[wot-] → [ot-]. Traces exist in otoko, otome, and otona.

VerbEdit

おつ ‎(godan conjugation, romaji otsu, historical hiragana をつ)

  1. 復つ: to become young
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 5, poem 847)
      和我佐可理 伊多久々 多知奴 久毛尓得夫 久須利波武等母 麻多遠知米也母
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 6, poem 1034)
      従古 人之言來流 老人之 變若云水曾 名尓負瀧之瀬
  2. 復つ: to be reborn
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 4, poem 650)
      吾妹児者 常世国尓 住家良思 昔見従 変若益尓家利
  3. 落つ, 墜つ, 堕つ: fall down, drop; fail an exam

NounEdit

おつ ‎(romaji otsu)

  1. : second party
  2. : (slang) Abbreviation of お疲れ様.

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