復つ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5

Etymology[edit]

[wot-] > [ot-]. Traces exist in otoko and otome.

Verb[edit]

復つ (godan conjugation, hiragana おつ, romaji otsu, historical hiragana をつ)

  1. to become young
    • c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 5, poem #847)
      和我佐可理 伊多久々 多知奴 久毛尓得夫 久須利波武等母 麻多遠知米也母
    • c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 6, poem #1034)
      従古 人之言來流 老人之 變若云水曾 名尓負瀧之瀬
  2. to be reborn
    • c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 4, poem #650)
      吾妹児者 常世国尓 住家良思 昔見従 変若益尓家利

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