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See also: だい and タイ



Etymology 1Edit

Descended from Old Japanese たし (tasi).


たい (rōmaji -tai)

  1. (attaches to the 連用形 of verbs) want to
    一度 (いちど)モザンビークに ()ってみたいです。
    Ichido Mozanbīku ni ittemitai desu.
    I want to go to Mozambique at least once.
    ああ、 ()にたい。
    Ā, shinitai.
    Just kill me now.
    (literally, “I want to die.”)

Usage notesEdit

  • Can be inflected in a way largely similar to -i adjectives.
     ()にたくないshinitakunaido not want to die
     ()にたくてたまらないshinitakute tamaranaiwant to die so much one can't stand it

Etymology 2Edit



たい (rōmaji -tai)

  1. :
  2. :


たい (rōmaji tai)

  1. : sea bream
  2. 田井: place for storage of saved water in a field
  3. 田居: field
  4. : body
  5. : versus, anti
  6. : womb
  7. :
  8. : dui (vessel)
  9. : party, troop, band
  10. : condition; (grammar) voice - active voice, passive voice
  11. 他意: other intention
  12. タイ, : Thai