とって

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sound shift from ()りて (torite).

ConjunctionEdit

とって (totte

  1. (when calculating age) to attain
    当年(とうねん)とって18歳(じゅうはっさい)
    tōnen totte jūhassai
    He attained the age of 18 this year/He became 18 this year.
  2. in the pattern of にとって, for, regarding, as far as ... is concerned
    (だれ)とって無駄(むだ)だ。
    Dare ni totte mo muda da.
    No good for anybody.

Etymology 2Edit

Sound shift from とて by gemination, usually informal. Shortening of various phrases such as といって, (おも)って (tōmotte), といっても, and としても.

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of とって – see the following entry.
取っ手
[noun] handle; grip
Alternative spellings
取手, 把っ手, 把手
(This term, とって, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)