Japanese edit

Alternative spellings

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

そっち (sotchi) + のける (nokeru)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

そっちのけ (sotchinoke

  1. ignoring one thing for another
    Synonym: 放っておく
    benkyō sotchinoke de asobu
    to play instead of study

Usage notes edit

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN