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On-yomi
コウ
kou
Kun-yomi
む.く
mu.ku
む.い
mu.i
-む.き
-mu.ki
む.ける
mu.keru
-む.け
-mu.ke
む.かう
mu.kau
む.かい
mu.kai
む.こう
mu.kou
む.こう-
mu.kou-
むこ
muko
むか.い
muka.i
Nanori
こお
koo

ta

na
むか
muka
むかい
mukai
むこう
mukou
Meaning yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

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向こう むこう
mukou
  1. noun opposite side, other side, opposite direction
  2. over there, that way, far away, beyond
  3. the other party, the other person
  4. future (starting now)
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向かう むかう
mukau
  1. Godan-u verb intransitive verb to face
  2. to go towards
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向く むく
muku
  1. Godan-ku verb to face
  2. to turn toward
  3. to be suited to, to be fit for
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傾向 けいこう
keikou
noun auxillary suru verb tendency, trend, inclination
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方向 ほうこう
houkou
  1. noun direction, orientation, bearing, way
  2. course (e.g. of action)
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向ける むける
mukeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to turn towards, to point
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向かい むかい
mukai
noun no-adjective facing, opposite, across the street, other side
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向け むけ
muke
noun (suffix) intended for ..., oriented towards ..., aimed at ...
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振り向く ふりむく
furimuku
Godan-ku verb to turn one's face, to turn around, to look over one's shoulder
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志向 しこう
shikou
noun auxillary suru verb intention, aim, preference (for)
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日向 ひなた
hinata
noun sunny place, in the sun
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意向 いこう
ikou
noun intention, idea, inclination
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動向 どうこう
doukou
noun trend, tendency, movement, attitude
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向上 こうじょう
koujou
noun auxillary suru verb elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
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向き むき
muki
na-adjective noun noun (suffix) direction, orientation, aspect, situation, exposure, suitability, tendency
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一向 いっこう
ikkou
  1. adverb completely, absolutely, totally
  2. (not) at all, (not) a bit, (not) in the least
  3. earnestly, intently, determinedly
  4. noun abbreviation Jodo Shinshu
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内向 ないこう
naikou
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective introvert
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仰向け あおむけ
aomuke
noun face up
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前向き まえむき
maemuki
na-adjective noun facing forward, front-facing, forward-looking, positive, proactive
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風向き かざむき
kazamuki
noun wind's direction
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歯向う はむかう
hamukau
Godan-u verb intransitive verb to strike back at, to bite back, to turn on, to rise against, to oppose, to defy
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一向に いっこうに
ikkouni
  1. adverb completely, absolutely, totally
  2. (not) at all, (not) a bit, (not) in the least
  3. earnestly, intently, determinedly
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内向的 ないこうてき
naikouteki
na-adjective introvert
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風向き かぜむき
kazemuki
noun wind's direction
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歯向かう はむかう
hamukau
Godan-u verb intransitive verb to strike back at, to bite back, to turn on, to rise against, to oppose, to defy
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向こう側 むこうがわ
mukougawa
noun other side, opposite side, other party
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後ろ向き うしろむき
ushiromuki
  1. adverb no-adjective auxillary suru verb back facing, turning one's back to, pessimistic, backwards
  2. reactionary, backward-looking
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向かって左 むかってひだり
mukattehidari
Expression on the left as one faces (it)
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向い むかい
mukai
noun no-adjective facing, opposite, across the street, other side
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出向 しゅっこう
shukkou
noun auxillary suru verb being transferred, secondment, proceeding, leaving for
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趣向 しゅこう
shukou
noun plan, idea, design, plot
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性向 せいこう
seikou
noun inclination, tendency, nature, character
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対向 たいこう
taikou
noun auxillary suru verb counter-, corresponding, face, opposite
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転向 てんこう
tenkou
noun auxillary suru verb conversion, shift, about-face, switch
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出向く でむく
demuku
Godan-ku verb intransitive verb to go to, to proceed to, to leave for
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真っ向 まっこう
makkou
  1. noun directly opposite, right in front
  2. middle of the forehead
  3. helmet front
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上向き うわむき
uwamuki
noun no-adjective pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
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表向き おもてむき
omotemuki
noun outward appearance, ostensible, public, official
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上向き うえむき
uemuki
noun no-adjective pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
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方向音痴 ほうこうおんち
houkouonchi
noun (person with) no sense of direction, poor sense of locality
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気の向くままに きのむくままに
kinomukumamani
adverb at one's fancy (whim)
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向後 こうご
kougo
adverbial noun noun (temporal) hereafter
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指向 しこう
shikou
  1. noun auxillary suru verb being orientated (towards), pointing (towards), directing (towards)
  2. no-adjective directional (e.g. microphone)
  3. noun (suffix) -oriented
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回向 えこう
ekou
noun auxillary suru verb Buddhist memorial service, prayers for the repose of the soul
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偏向 へんこう
henkou
noun auxillary suru verb propensity, tendency, inclination, deflection
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風向 ふうこう
fuukou
noun wind direction
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向後 きょうこう
kyoukou
adverbial noun noun (temporal) hereafter
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向後 きょうご
kyougo
adverbial noun noun (temporal) hereafter
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見向く みむく
mimuku
Godan-ku verb intransitive verb to look around, to look towards (us)
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不向き ふむき
fumuki
na-adjective noun unfit, unsuitable, unmarketable
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