疾い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From attributive form of earlier toshi. /tosi/ → /toki/ → /toi/.

Adjective[edit]

疾い (-i inflection, hiragana とい, romaji toi)

  1. fast, quick
    • 970-999: Utsubo Monogatari (Toshikage)
      この木のあらむ所たづねて、いかで、琴の声の聞ゆる方に、疾き足をいたして、こはき力をはげみて、海、河、峯、谷を超えて、その年暮れぬ。

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