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待つ
俟つ
Readings

matsu
English
Meaning restricted to 待つ
Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
to wait

Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
to await, to look forward to, to anticipate

Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
usu. in negative form
to depend on, to need

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 待つ, 待ちます
[does], will [do]
待たない, 待ちません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 待った, 待ちました
[did]
待たなかった, 待ちませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 待って, 待ちまして 待たないで, 待ちませんで 待たなくて
Kanjis
ON: タイ KUN: ま.つ, -ま.ち
wait, depend on

Stroke: 9 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-3-6 FC: 2424.4


ON: KUN: ま.つ
wait, depend on

Stroke: 9 SKIP: 1-2-7 FC: 2323.3


Phrases
しばらく電話を切らずにお待ちください。
Parts: 暫く (しばらく) 電話を切る (でんわをきる) 待つ (まつ) 下さい (ください)
Please hold the line a moment.