また

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative spellings


(literary)
(literary, uncommon)

From Old Japanese, ultimately from Proto-Japonic *mata.[1] First cited to the Nihon Shoki of 720 CE.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

また (mata

  1. again, as well
    またやったか?
    Mata yatta ka?
    They did it again?
    また(れん)(らく)します。
    Mata renraku shimasu.
    I will contact you again.
See also[edit]
  • (not to be confused with) まだ (mada)

Conjunction[edit]

また (mata

  1. and, also
Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This term is often spelled in hiragana, as また.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander Vovin (2020) A Descriptive and Comparative Grammar of Western Old Japanese (Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 5 Japan; 16)‎[1], volume 1, Revised, Updated and Enlarged Second Edition edition, →ISBN, pages 1009-1012, →ISBN
  2. ^ 又・亦・復”, in 日本国語大辞典 (Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, Nihon Kokugo Daijiten)[2] (in Japanese), concise edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 2000

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of また – see the following entry.
S
[noun] (anatomy) crotch, the space between the thighs
[noun] fork in a tree, river, and so on
Alternative spellings
, ,
(This term, また, is the hiragana spelling of the above term.)
For a list of all kanji read as また, see Category:Japanese kanji read as また.)