汝達

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 4

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of ‎(namu, you) +‎ ‎(tachi, plural suffix).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

汝達 ‎(hiragana なむたち, romaji namutachi)

  1. second person plural pronoun; you, ye, you guys

Etymology 2Edit

/namutati/ > /namtati/ > /namdati/. From earlier 汝達 ‎(namutachi). See 汝達 ‎(nandachi). The medial /m/ was written as /mu/ before the /n/ character evolved, but the effects are visible in the voiced /d/.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

汝達 ‎(hiragana なむだち, romaji namudachi)

  1. second person plural pronoun; you, ye, you guys
    • 1079, Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (page 6 (back))
      汝等 なむたち
    • 1079, Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (page 10 (front))
      仁等 なむたち

Etymology 3Edit

/namdati/ > /nandati/. From earlier 汝達 ‎(namdachi).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

汝達 ‎(hiragana なんだち, romaji nandachi)

  1. second person plural pronoun; you, ye, you guys

ReferencesEdit

  • Tsukishima, Hiroshi (1079) Kojisho Ongi Shūsei 12: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Kyūko Shoin, ISBN 978-4-7629-3099-7, published 1979.