左右

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ゆう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (サ, sa): (left) + (ユウ, yū): (right).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

左右 (hiragana さゆう, romaji sayū)

  1. left and right
    横断歩道 (おうだんほどう) (わた) (まえ)には、左右 (さゆう)確認 (かくにん)する。
    ōdanhodō o wataru mae ni wa, sayū o kakunin suru.
    Check left and right before you cross the crosswalk.
  2. both sides
  3. control
  4. influence

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 上下左右
  • 前後左右
  • 左右一対
  • 左右軸
  • 左右相称
  • 左右対称

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

左右 + する (hiragana さゆうする, romaji sayū suru)

  1. to sway, to influence
  2. to have under one's control

ConjugationEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zuǒyòu
Zhuyin ㄗㄨㄛˇ ㄧㄡˋ
IPA (key) /t͡su̯ɔ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ i̯oʊ̯⁵¹/
Audio
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AdjectiveEdit

左右 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zuǒyòu)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) about; or so; or thereabouts
    身高可能左右
    He was about three meters tall.

NounEdit

左右 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zuǒyòu)

  1. the left and right sides; both sides
  2. entourage; retinue; attendants

VerbEdit

左右 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zuǒyòu)

  1. to master; to control; to influence

Min NanEdit

simpl. and trad.

AdjectiveEdit

左右 (traditional and simplified, POJ chó-iū)

  1. about; or so; or thereabouts

NounEdit

左右 (traditional and simplified, POJ chó-iū)

  1. the left and right sides; both sides
  2. entourage; retinue; attendants

VerbEdit

左右 (traditional and simplified, POJ chó-iū)

  1. to master; to control; to influence
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 12:28