拝む

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6

Etymology 1[edit]

/woro2gamu/ *[worəgamu] > /worogamu/ > /orogamu/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

拝む (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おろがむ, rōmaji orogamu, historical hiragana をろがむ)

  1. to bow in a sign of reverence
  2. to bring ones hands together and pray

Etymology 2[edit]

/wogamu/ > /ogamu/. From older 拝む (orogamu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

拝む (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana おがむ, rōmaji ogamu, historical hiragana をがむ)

  1. to bow in a sign of reverence
  2. to bring ones hands together and pray
  3. (humble) to see

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