いで

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown.

Interjection[edit]

いで (romaji ide)

  1. Come! (used to verbally urge the addressee when calling them closer)

Usage notes[edit]

Used in more limited contexts compared to other words such as さあ ().

Etymology 2[edit]

(i, well) + (te, hand), with rendaku.

Noun[edit]

いで (romaji ide, historical hiragana ゐで)

  1. 井手: (archaic) A dam used to divert water for irrigation.

Proper noun[edit]

いで (romaji Ide, historical hiragana ゐで)

  1. 井手: A surname​.