左右

ChineseEdit

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

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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.

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 ‎(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

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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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