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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 待つ (matsu)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: まつ
Kanji: 待つ
Romaji: matsu

Type: Verb

Meaning: to wait; to await; to look forward to; to anticipate

Example sentences:

少々お待ちください。
shoushou omachi kudasai.
Please wait a moment.

ここでみんなが帰ってくるのを待っていたい。
koko de minna ga kaette kuru no o matte itai.
I want to wait here until everyone returns.


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待つ Verb Conjugation

Conjugation infographic for Japanese verb 待つ. Click on image to view full size.

もう少し待ったほうがいいよ。
mou sukoshi matta hou ga ii yo.
You should wait a little longer.

ここで待ってれば会えると思ったんだ。
koko de matte reba aeru to omottan da.
I thought I’d be able to see you if I waited here.

ぼくが起きるまでご飯食べるの待ってた?
boku ga okiru made gohan taberu no matteta.
Did you wait until I woke up to eat?

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 待つ (matsu)

Similar words:

期待する (kitai suru); 待ち受ける (machiukeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 等 (děng); 等待 (děngdài)
Korean: 기다리다 (gidalida)


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