なむぢ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/namuti/ → /namdi/ → /nandi/. From earlier namuchi. Final voicing due to influence of medial voiced /m/.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

なむぢ (romaji namuji)

  1. : (archaic) second person personal pronoun; you
    • late 10th century, Taketori Monogatari:
      大納言わらゐて、「なむぢらが君の使と名を流しつ。君の仰ごとをば、いかが背くべき」との給て [...]
    • late 10th century, Taketori Monogatari:
      大納言起きゐてのたまはく、「汝(なむぢ)らよくもて來ずなりぬ。龍は鳴る神のるいにこそありけれ。[...]」

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]