態と

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese waza ("an act of intent"; in kanji, or ) + particle (to).

Adverb[edit]

態と (hiragana わざと, romaji wazato)

  1. on purpose, deliberately, intentionally
    • 1632: Diego Collado, Dictionarium sive thesauri linguae Iaponicae compendium, p. 5
      A Conſilio . de propoſito , a poſta . vazàto .
    • 1867: James Curtis Hepburn, A Japanese and English Dictionary, p. 520
      Waza-to, ワザト, 態, adv. Intentionally, purposely, by design.

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