用達

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

用達 (hiragana ようたし, romaji yōtashi)

  1. completing a task
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      宿直 (しゅくちょく)はちょっと用達 (ようたし) ()たと小使 (こづかい) (おし)えた。
      shukuchoku wa chotto yōtashi ni deta to kozukai ga oshieta.
      The teacher on night-duty was out just for a while, said the janitor
  2. the act of excreting or urinating; relieving oneself
  3. delivering of items; also one who does such a task; a purveyor

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 2
たつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

用達 (hiragana ようたつ, romaji yōtatsu)

  1. delivering of items; also one who does such a task; a purveyor

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