たち

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See also: たーち, タチ, and ダチ

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of たち – see the following entries.
太刀
[noun] a type of longsword (as opposed to the shorter katana)
[noun] a sword positioned with the blade facing down when worn (as opposed to the katana, which is worn with the blade facing upward)
[proper noun] a surname
Alternative spellings
大刀, 𫥲
4
[suffix] plural marker
[suffix] attached to the name of the representative of a group to refer to that whole group
[suffix] (archaic, possibly obsolete) honorific suffix
(This term, たち, is the hiragana spelling of the above terms.)
For a list of all kanji read as たち, see Category:Japanese kanji read as たち.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

たち (tachi

  1. stem or continuative form of たつ (tatsu) [godan]

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative spelling

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

たち (tachi

  1. nature (of a person or an illness)
    たち(わる)
    tachi ga warui
    ill-natured

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN