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Reading

Readings of the Japanese word.

The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

Words having multiple readings will be ordered by popularity.

  • (そば)
    そば (soba)
  • (そく)
    そく (soku)
  • (はた)
    はた (hata)

Translation

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  • usually written using kana alonenoun
    near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while
      • Applies only to はた
      third person
      • zijde, zij, kant, flank, langs …
        • nabijheid, buurt, naast …, bij …, aan …, nabij …, nabijgelegen …, dichtbij …, dichtbijgelegen …, naburig …
          • {RTK~から} zodra (als), meteen (toen, als)
            • près, proche, à côté, environs, auprès, contre, proximité
              • tierce personne
                • Seite, Nähe, Nachbarschaft
                  • sofort, gleich danach
                    • Seite, Nähe, Rand
                      • am Rand Stehender, Außenstehender, Unbeteiligter, Dritter
                        • fösvény, fukar, hű, jó, kedves, közel, közeli, mellett, mű-, pontos, szoros, szűkmarkú, zsugori, levegőtlen, sikátor, sűrű, tartózkodó, zárt, közelség, szomszédság, emellett, fösvény, fukar, hű, jó, kedves, közel, közeli, mellett, mű-, pontos, szoros, szűkmarkú, zsugori, sikátor, sűrű, tartózkodó, zárt, közelség, szomszédság, emellett, fösvény, fukar, hű, jó, kedves, közel, közeli, mellett, mű-, pontos, szoros, szűkmarkú, zsugori, levegőtlen, sikátor, sűrű, tartózkodó, zárt, közelség, szomszédság, emellett, fösvény, fukar, hű, jó, kedves, közel, közeli, mellett, mű-, pontos, szoros, szűkmarkú, zsugori, sikátor, sűrű, tartózkodó, zárt, közelség, szomszédság, emellett
                          • рядом, около, возле, сторона, {…{の}~に} возле (кого-чего-л.), рядом с (кем-чем-л.); поблизости {от (кого-чего-л.)}, (редко) 側, 1) сторона, {~から} со стороны
                            • al lado, junto a, cerca, cerca, cercano, a lado, proximidad, cercanía
                              • tercera persona, cerca, cercano, a lado, proximidad, cercanía

                                Position expressions in Japanese

                                Location words in Japanese

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                                Kanji in this word

                                Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

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                                • 11 strokes

                                  side, lean, oppose, regret

                                Example sentences

                                Sentences from the Tatoeba Corpus project using the word in context.

                                The Japanese sentence, the sentence analysis, and the English translation are always included. Using the sentence analysis is possible to learn how the sentence is constructed and every single word can be examined one by one.

                                In some cases translation to other languages can also be included. Quality of the translation may vary and it's included for reference only.

                                • Japanese sentence

                                  その気がなければ、はたからはどうすることもできないとよく言うだろうね。 

                                  Sentence analysis
                                  Translation

                                  If he doesn't want to learn, we can't make him.

                                  Wenn er nicht lernen will, können wir ihn nicht zwingen.

                                  Если он не желает учиться, мы не можем его заставить.

                                  Si no quiere aprender, no podemos obligarle.


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                                • Japanese sentence

                                  あの窓のそばの机を使うな。 

                                  Sentence analysis
                                  Translation

                                  Don't use the desk by that window.

                                  No uséis aquella mesa junto a la ventana.


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                                Reading

                                Readings of the Japanese word.

                                The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

                                Words having multiple readings will be ordered by popularity.

                                • (がわ)
                                  がわ (gawa)
                                • (かわ)
                                  かわ (kawa)

                                Translation

                                Translation of the selected word to several languages.

                                There are cases where a word may have different meanings. In that case all the meanings will be ordered by popularity.

                                Some translations may have tags associated giving miscellaneous information (grammatical, way of writing, ...). There may also be links to similar or antonym words.

                                English is the main language for the translations, but some words will also be available in other languages: Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, or Swedish.

                                • nounsuffix
                                  side (of something, or taking someone's side), part
                                  • (watch) case
                                    • zijde, zij, kant, rij
                                      • {時計の} kast, omhulsel
                                        • kant, zijde, zij
                                          • partij, iems. aanhang
                                            • {m.b.t. horloge} kast, omhulsel
                                              • côté (de quelque chose), parti (par ex. prendre le parti de quelqu'un), partie
                                                • boîtier (de montre)
                                                  • Seite
                                                    • Richtung
                                                      • Behälter
                                                        • Bedeckung, Umhüllung, Hülle
                                                          • Gehäuse
                                                            • másodrendű, rész, doboz, köpeny, láda, szekrény, tok
                                                              • 1) сторона, бок, 2) ряд, шеренга, сторона (в переговорах, конфликтах и т. п.; часто не переводится), (связ.:) 側{の者} окружающие
                                                                • stran
                                                                  • lado, parte
                                                                    • (observar) caso

                                                                      Kanji in this word

                                                                      Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

                                                                      Clicking on the kanji will get you to the kanji information page, with more information like the onyomi and kunyomi, or the order on how to write it.

                                                                      • 11 strokes

                                                                        side, lean, oppose, regret

                                                                      Example sentences

                                                                      Sentences from the Tatoeba Corpus project using the word in context.

                                                                      The Japanese sentence, the sentence analysis, and the English translation are always included. Using the sentence analysis is possible to learn how the sentence is constructed and every single word can be examined one by one.

                                                                      In some cases translation to other languages can also be included. Quality of the translation may vary and it's included for reference only.

                                                                      Reading

                                                                      Readings of the Japanese word.

                                                                      The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

                                                                      Words having multiple readings will be ordered by popularity.

                                                                      • (そく)
                                                                        そく (soku)

                                                                      Translation

                                                                      Translation of the selected word to several languages.

                                                                      There are cases where a word may have different meanings. In that case all the meanings will be ordered by popularity.

                                                                      Some translations may have tags associated giving miscellaneous information (grammatical, way of writing, ...). There may also be links to similar or antonym words.

                                                                      English is the main language for the translations, but some words will also be available in other languages: Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, or Swedish.

                                                                      • noun
                                                                        first principle of the Eight Principles of Yong, tiny dash or speck
                                                                        • see also: 

                                                                      Kanji in this word

                                                                      Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

                                                                      Clicking on the kanji will get you to the kanji information page, with more information like the onyomi and kunyomi, or the order on how to write it.

                                                                      • 11 strokes

                                                                        side, lean, oppose, regret

                                                                      Also written as: 
                                                                      JLPT-1

                                                                      Reading

                                                                      Readings of the Japanese word.

                                                                      The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

                                                                      Words having multiple readings will be ordered by popularity.

                                                                      • (かたわら)
                                                                        かたわら (katawara)

                                                                      Translation

                                                                      Translation of the selected word to several languages.

                                                                      There are cases where a word may have different meanings. In that case all the meanings will be ordered by popularity.

                                                                      Some translations may have tags associated giving miscellaneous information (grammatical, way of writing, ...). There may also be links to similar or antonym words.

                                                                      English is the main language for the translations, but some words will also be available in other languages: Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, or Swedish.

                                                                      • noun taking the genitive case particle のadverbial nountemporal noun
                                                                        side, edge, beside, besides, nearby
                                                                        • see also: 
                                                                      • usually written using kana aloneadverbial noun
                                                                        while (doing), in addition to, at the same time
                                                                        • zijde, zij, kant, zijkant
                                                                          • naast, buiten, behalve, daarnaast, daarbuiten, {gew.} nevens, {gew.} neffens
                                                                            • à proximité
                                                                              • neben, nebenan, seitlich, bei, an
                                                                                • während, nebenbei
                                                                                  • Seite
                                                                                    • nebenher, beiseite, als Nebenbeschäftigung
                                                                                      • amíg csak, bár, míg, noha, rövid idő
                                                                                        • 1. (кн.) сторона, {~に} рядом, возле, 2. наряду с (чем-л.), одновременно с (чем-л.)
                                                                                          • zraven, poleg, stran, bok, trenutek, hip
                                                                                            • lado, costado

                                                                                              Kanji in this word

                                                                                              Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

                                                                                              Clicking on the kanji will get you to the kanji information page, with more information like the onyomi and kunyomi, or the order on how to write it.

                                                                                              • 11 strokes

                                                                                                side, lean, oppose, regret

                                                                                              Example sentences

                                                                                              Sentences from the Tatoeba Corpus project using the word in context.

                                                                                              The Japanese sentence, the sentence analysis, and the English translation are always included. Using the sentence analysis is possible to learn how the sentence is constructed and every single word can be examined one by one.

                                                                                              In some cases translation to other languages can also be included. Quality of the translation may vary and it's included for reference only.

                                                                                              • Japanese sentence

                                                                                                メアリーは読書をしており、1匹の猫がかたわらで眠っていた。 

                                                                                                Sentence analysis
                                                                                                Translation

                                                                                                Mary was reading, with a cat sleeping beside her.


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