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待つ, 俟つ, まつ
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。
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時を待つ, ときをまつ
Expression, Godan verb
to wait for a favorable chance, to wait for a favourable chance
待ちに待つ, まちにまつ
Expression, Godan verb
to wait for a long time, to wait and wait, to eagerly await
鶴首して待つ, かくしゅしてまつ
Expression, Godan verb
to wait expectantly, to be full of anticipation, to long for
楽しみに待つ, 楽しみにまつ, たのしみにまつ
Expression, Godan verb
to wait expectantly, to await in anticipation
またのお越しを楽しみに待っています。
待つ身は長い, まつみはながい
Expression, Proverb
a watched pot never boils
待つ身は長い。
首を洗って待つ, くびをあらってまつ
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression, usu. in the imperative, as a threat
to wait for one's punishment, to wait before one gets what's coming to one, to wash one's neck and wait (i.e. for one's beheading)
逸を以て労を待つ, いつをもってろうをまつ
Expression, Godan verb
to wait for the enemy to tire at ease
機が熟すのを待つ, きがじゅくすのをまつ
Expression, Godan verb, See 機が熟す
to wait for a ripe moment
人事を尽くして天命を待つ, じんじをつくしててんめいをまつ
Expression, Godan verb, Proverb
man proposes, God disposes, man does what man can do then awaits the verdict of heaven (or fate)
雪待月, 雪待つ, ゆきまつつき
Rare
eleventh lunar month