わぬ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Eastern dialect. Cognate with ware.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

わぬ (romaji wanu)

  1. : (archaic) first person personal pronoun; I, me, oneself
    • c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 14, poem #3476)
      宇倍兒奈波 和奴尓故布奈毛 多刀都久能 努賀奈敝由家婆 故布思可流奈母 或本歌末句曰 奴我奈敝由家杼 和奴賀由乃敝波
    • c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 20, poem #4358)
      於保伎美乃 美許等加志古美 伊弖久礼婆 和努等里都伎弖 伊比之古奈波毛

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