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待ち, まち
Noun, used as a suffix
1. waiting, waiting time
Mahjong term
2. wait tile, tile which would complete one's hand
あのツアー、キャンセル待ちの状態だって。
待つ, 俟つ, まつ
Conjugated: 待ち
Only 待つ, Godan verb, Transitive, Intransitive
1. to wait
2. to await, to look forward to, to anticipate
usu. in negative form
3. to depend on, to need
しばらく電話を切らずにお待ちください。
待ち合わせ場所, まちあわせばしょ
meeting place
「ここ、覚えてる?」「集団登校の待ちあわせ場所だな」
待ち望む, 待望む, まちのぞむ
Godan verb, Transitive
to wait eagerly for, to look forward to
これを待ち望んでいました。
待ち焦がれる, 待ちこがれる, まちこがれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to be impatient for, to wait (anxiously) for, to eagerly look forward to, to long for
彼らはその休暇を待ちこがれた。
待ち受ける, まちうける
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to await, to expect
どの進路を選んでも危険が待ち受けている。
待ち構える, 待ちかまえる, まちかまえる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to lie in wait, to be on the watch for
私は最後のチャンスを待ち構えた。
待ち遠しい, 待ちどうしい, 待遠しい, まちどおしい, まちどうしい
longed-for, anxiously awaited
パーティーが待ち遠しくて仕方ない。
待ち合わせ, 待ちあわせ, まちあわせ
appointment
何時にどこで待ち合わせする?
待ち, こころまち
Takes suru
anticipation, expectation
待ちわびる, 待ち侘びる, 待ち詫びる, 待ち佗びる, まちわびる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to be tired of waiting, to wait impatiently
彼らはみんなその休暇を待ちわびた。
待ち伏せ, 待ちぶせ, 待伏せ, まちぶせ
Takes suru, See 待ち伏せる
ambush, lying in wait for an ambush
待ち合わせる, 待ち合せる, 待ちあわせる, まちあわせる
Ichidan verb
to rendezvous, to meet at a prearranged place and time, to arrange to meet
私たちはいつも学校へ行く途中で待ち合わせた。
待ち, ともまち
Takes suru
attendant's waiting room
待ち, だいまち
waiting in place of someone else
待ち, かざまち, かぜまち
Takes suru
waiting for favorable wind, waiting for favourable wind
待ち, しおまち
Takes suru
waiting for the rising tide or a good opportunity
待ち, いまち
sitting while waiting, (according to the lunar calendar) an eighteen-day-old moon
待ち, ふなまち
waiting for a ship to depart
待ち, 辻待, つじまち
Takes suru
vehicle waiting to be hired
待ち, ひまち
See 月待ち・つきまち
waiting for the sun (traditional all-night event of worship and neighbourhood fellowship)
待ち, まちごま
Shogi term
anticipating the escape of the king and blocking him in advance with a knight
待ち, でまち
See 入り待ち, Slang
waiting (e.g. at the stage door) for performers or celebrities to exit
待ち, 月待, つきまち
moon-waiting party
待ち, ひとまち
Takes suru
waiting for someone to arrive
待ち, てまち
Shogi term
waiting move
待ち惚け, 待ちぼうけ, まちぼうけ
waiting in vain
彼はポールがまちぼうけをくわせたのだと悟った。
待ち時間, まちじかん
waiting time, latency, standby time (e.g. cellular phones), queueing time
待ち時間はどのくらいですか。
信号待ち, しんごうまち
waiting for a traffic light
順番待ち, じゅんばんまち
Expression
waiting one's turn
空席待ち, くうせきまち
stand-by (on an airplane)
待ち行列, まちぎょうれつ
See キュー, Computer terminology
queue
待ち状態, まちじょうたい
Computer terminology
waiting state
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