Last modified on 31 May 2014, at 17:37

左右

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

左右

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) about; or so; or thereabouts

NounEdit

左右

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

VerbEdit

左右

  1. to control, to manipulate

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

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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

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