Japanese Dictionary

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  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    dropping in on the way; breaking one's journey; making a stopover; going out of one's way
    Example sentence
    ぶらぶら寄り道していこうよ。 Let's just wander and see where it takes us.

Examples of 寄り道, よりみち in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


11 strokes

draw near, stop in, bring near, gather, collect, send, forward


Kun'Yomi: よ.る, -よ.り, よ.せる

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12 strokes

road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings

On'Yomi: ドウ, トウ

Kun'Yomi: みち

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