Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
JLPT 5
Kana Reading
よこ
Romaji
yoko
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    horizontal (as opposed to vertical); lying down
    Example sentence
    さらにから見ると、前歯出っ歯状態あります Moreover, when viewed from the side, the front teeth are protruding.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back); width; breadth
    Example sentence
    圭はその問いにギクリとさせられが、何でもないいいそうに振る Kei is startled by that question, but shakes her head as it to say that it's nothing.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    side (of a box, etc.)
    Example sentence
    人込みして抜けた。 He edged sideways through the crowd.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    beside; aside; next to
    Example sentence
    には喧嘩状態が眠っている。 To my side my wife, who I'm presently at odds with, lies sleeping.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    unconnected
    Example sentence
    少し詰めて空けてあげた。 He squashed up a bit to the side to leave a seat free.

Examples of 横, よこ in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

15 strokes

sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof

On'Yomi: オウ

Kun'Yomi: よこ

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