侍う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

samorapu > samoraɸu > *samorawu > samorau. Compound of a prefix sa- and the verb morapu.

Verb[edit]

侍う (godan conjugation, hiragana さもらう, romaji samorau, historical hiragana さもらふ)

  1. to wait for a chance
  2. to serve by one's side

Etymology 2[edit]

samorapu > samoraɸu > saburaɸu > *saburawu > saburau. From earlier samorapu.

Verb[edit]

侍う (godan conjugation, hiragana さぶらう, romaji saburau, historical hiragana さぶらふ)

  1. to serve by one's side
  2. (copula) to be
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 545)
      Saburai, ǒ, ǒta. サブライ, ゥ, ゥタ (候ひ、ふ、うた)...である, ...がある,などの意. 文書語.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

saburaɸu > samuraɸu > *samurawu > samurau. From earlier samoraɸu.

Verb[edit]

侍う (godan conjugation, hiragana さむらう, romaji samurau, historical hiragana さむらふ)

  1. (copula) to be
  2. verbal suffix

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