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ChineseEdit

left right (-hand)
simp. and trad.
(左右)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

左右

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

AdjectiveEdit

左右

  1. about; or so; or thereabouts
    身高可能左右 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Tā shēngāo kěnéng zài sān mǐ zuǒyòu. [Pinyin]
    He was about three meters tall.

VerbEdit

左右

  1. to control; to manipulate; to influence

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (左右):
  • Japanese: 左右 (さゆう) (sayū)
  • Korean: 좌우 (左右, jwau)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ゆう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (sa, left) +‎ (, 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

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


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

左右 (jwau) (hangeul 좌우)

  1. Hanja form? of 좌우, “left and right”.