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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

AdverbEdit

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.
    30分鐘左右 [Cantonese, trad.]
    30分钟左右 [Cantonese, simp.]
    saam1 sap6 fan1 zung1 zo2 jau6 [Jyutping]
    about 30 minutes

VerbEdit

左右

  1. to control; to manipulate; to influence

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (左右):

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, rōmaji 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

左右 (hiragana そう, rōmaji )

  1. (obsolete) left and right

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

VerbEdit

左右する (suru conjugation, hiragana さゆうする, rōmaji 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).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

左右

  1. Hán tự form of tả hữu (left and right).