Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 待

wait, depend on

Onyomi

タイ
tai

Kunyomi

ま(つ)
ma(tsu)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【タイ / ま(つ)】

Meaning: wait, depend on.

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How to write 待 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 9

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

あなたをまつ。
anata wo matsu.
I will wait for you.
Example #2

なにをまっているのですか。
nani wo matteiru no desu ka.
What are you waiting for?
Example #3

ちょっとまってくださいね。
chotto matte kudasai ne.
Please wait for a little bit.
Example #4

きたいしないほうがよい。
kitai shinai hou ga yoi.
You shouldn't get your hopes up.
Example #5

だれでもしょうたいしたいひとをしょうたいしなさい。
dare demo shoutai shitai hito wo shoutai shinasai.
Invite whoever you like.
Example #6

ごご5じはんにあのみせのまえでまちあわせをしましょう。
gogo 5 jihan ni ano mise no mae de machiawase wo shimashou.
Let's meet in front of that shop at 5 o'clock in the afternoon.
Example #7

かれらはくうこうのまちあいしつではなしている。
karera wa kuukou no machiai shitsu de hanashiteiru.
They are talking in the airport waiting room.

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