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  • (よこ)
    よこ (yoko)


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  • noun
    horizontal (as opposed to vertical), lying down
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  • side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back), width, breadth
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  • side (of a box, etc.)
    • beside, aside, next to
      • unconnected
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      • horizontale richting, zijdelingse richting, dwarse richting, dwarste, transverse richting, transversale richting
        • zijde, zij, boord (van een schip)
          • breedte, wijdte
            • buitenaf
              • horizontal (par opposition à vertical), allongé
                • côte à côte (par opposé à dos à dos), côté, largeur
                  • côté (d'une boite, etc.)
                    • à côté de, auprès de
                      • déconnecté
                        • Seite, Breite
                          • Seite, Flanke, Körperseite
                            • Außenseite
                              • etw. Inkorrektes
                                • Schuss, Einschuss, SchussfadenQuerfaden
                                  • szélesség, fekvő, állásfoglalás, burkolófal, fejtéshomlok, fennhéjazás, lap, leszármazási ág, nagyhangúság, oldal-, oldalfal, oldalsó, pöffeszkedés, rokonsági ág, szárnya vminek, vájatvég
                                    • бок, боковая сторона; поперечник; ширина, {~に} поперёк; в ширину; горизонтально, {~から} сбоку, со стороны, {~になる} ложиться
                                      • poleg, zraven, vznak, stran, vodoravna stran, širina
                                        • junto
                                          • bredvid, sida, bredd

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                                            • 15 strokes

                                              sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof, unreasonable, perverse

                                            Example sentences

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                                              The mother laid her baby on the bed.

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                                              As the road was wet, the car must have slipped sideways.

                                              Al estar la calle mojada, está claro que los coches derraparían.

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                                              The side of the house was covered with ivy.

                                              Die Flanke des Hauses war von Efeu bedeckt.

                                              Стена дома была покрыта плющом.

                                              El lateral de la casa fue cubierto con hiedra.

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                                              Sentence analysis

                                              That person has a mole at the side of his eye.

                                              Cette personne a un grain de beauté à côté de l'œil.

                                              У этого человека родинка сбоку от глаза.

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