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Old 11-30-2012, 11:30 AM   #10
Tom Verhoeven
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Re: Searching For The Term...

Niall Matthews wrote: View Post
Otomo is not really correct unless the question is about the person who accompanies a teacher on a trip. O is an honorific. It does not mean great. Tomo is attendant. Friend is a different word.

Deshi or uchi deshi could be possible as in Matthew's post.
Like a medieval squire.

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