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Etymology 1Edit

ParticleEdit

とも (rōmaji tomo)

  1. : all, both
    ケーキは (ふた)とも ()べた。
    Kēki wa futatsu tomo tabeta.
    I have eaten both of the cakes.

Etymology 2Edit

ParticleEdit

とも (rōmaji tomo)

  1. of course (as a particle used at the end of the sentence, which shows strong assertion)
     (かなら)ずやるとも
    Kanarazu yaru tomo.
    I will do it, I assure you.

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative spellings

Extension of and cognate with (tomo, same, together).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

とも (rōmaji tomo)

  1. friend, companion, comrade, pal
  2. member of the same category

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN