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待つ, 俟つ, まつ

  • matsu


Godan verb with `tsu' ending, transitive verb, intransitive verb

  • to wait


  • to await
  • to look forward to
  • to anticipate


  • (usu. in negative form) to depend on
  • to need

Examples of 待つ,俟つ,まつ in a Sentence

Many people were waiting in line.
The operator told me to hang up and wait for a moment.
Waiting for Spring is a novel by Soseki, isn't it?
I had not waited ten minutes before Mary came.
I've been waiting for you for over an week.
I had hardly waited a minute when he came.
I had hardly waited a minute when he came.
I've been waiting for you since two o'clock.
Two hours is too long to wait.
Two gentlemen have been waiting to see you.

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待つ,俟つ,まつ Conjugations

Plain Polite 待ちますまちます
Negative 待たないまたない
Negative Polite 待ちませんまちません
Past 待ったまった
Past Polite 待ちましたまちました
Past Negative 待たなかったまたなかった
Past Negative Polite 待ちませんでしたまちませんでした
Te Form 待ってまって
Progressive 待っているまっている
Progressive Polite 待っていますまっています
Progressive Negative 待ってないまってない
Progressive Negative Polite 待っていませんまっていません
Passive 待たれるまたれる
Passive Te Form 待たれてまたれて
Imperative 待ちなさいまちなさい
Imperative Polite 待ってくださいまってください
Imperative Polite Negative 待たないでくださいまたないでください
Optative 待ちたいまちたい
Optative Negative 待ちたくなかったまちたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 待ちたくないですまちたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 待ちたくありませんまちたくありません
Optative Past 待ちたかったまちたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 待ちたくなかったですまちたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 待ちたくありませんでしたまちたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 待ちたくてまちたくて
Optative Conditional 待ちたければまちたければ
Gerund 待ちながらまちながら
Factitive 待たせるまたせる
Factitive Shortened 待たすまたす
Potential 待てるまてる
Potential Polite 待てますまてます
Conditional (Ba Form) 待てばまてば
Conditional (Tara Form) 待ったらまったら
Volitional 待とうまとう
Volitional Polite 待ちましょうまちましょう
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