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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
たた
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *tataku. Cognate with Okinawan 叩ちゅん (たたちゅん, tatachun).

VerbEdit

叩く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana たたく, rōmaji tataku)

  1. hit; strike; beat; paddle (spank with a paddle)
     (むね) (たた)
    mune o tataku
    beat one's chest
  2. criticize; verbally abuse/attack
    毎日新聞 (まいにちしんぶん) (たた)
    Mainichi Shinbun o tataku
    pile hate on Mainichi Shimbun
    • 2018, Pop Team Epic
      ネットで (たた)れすぎて (こころ) (なに) (かん)じなくなる
      netto de tatakaresugite kokoro ga nani mo kanjinakunaru
      be insulted online so much that one's heart doesn't feel anything anymore
  3. play (drums); beat
    ドラムを (たた)
    doramu o tataku
    play a drum
  4. clap (hands)
     () (たた)
    te o tataku
    clap one's hands
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
はた
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

VerbEdit

叩く (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana はたく, rōmaji hataku)

  1. use up money
ConjugationEdit