こんた

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alternative spelling
此方

[kóꜜnàtà][kóꜜntà]

Shift from こなた (konata).[1][2][3]

First cited to around 1780.[1]

May be obsolete; not listed in some dictionaries,[4][5] and marked in others as specific to the Edo period and the geographic region around Edo (modern-day Tokyo).[3]

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

こんた (konta

  1. [1780–???] (archaic, possibly obsolete) second-person address: you
    Synonym: (modern term) あなた (anata)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN