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ひだり
hidari
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so
Meaning left

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ひだり
hidari
noun no-adjective left, left hand side
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左右 さゆう
sayuu
  1. noun auxillary suru verb left and right
  2. influence, control, domination
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左様なら さようなら
sayounara
interjection usually kana good-bye
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左利き ひだりきき
hidarikiki
  1. noun no-adjective left-handedness, left-hander
  2. drinker, wine lover
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左遷 させん
sasen
noun auxillary suru verb demotion, relegation, reduction in rank, degradation, downward move
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左翼 さよく
sayoku
noun no-adjective left-wing
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左手 ひだりて
hidarite
noun left hand
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左側 ひだりがわ
hidarigawa
noun no-adjective left, left (hand) side
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左右 そう
sou
  1. noun auxillary suru verb left and right
  2. influence, control, domination
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左右 さう
sau
  1. noun auxillary suru verb left and right
  2. influence, control, domination
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左側 さそく
sasoku
noun no-adjective left, left (hand) side
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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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左派 さは
saha
noun no-adjective left wing
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左腕 さわん
sawan
  1. noun left arm
  2. left-handed (baseball pitcher)
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左腕 ひだりうで
hidariude
  1. noun left arm
  2. left-handed (baseball pitcher)
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左前 ひだりまえ
hidarimae
  1. noun wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead)
  2. going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situation
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左記 さき
saki
noun undermentioned (statement), following, at left
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左官 さかん
sakan
noun plasterer
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左岸 さがん
sagan
noun left bank (of a river)
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左舷 さげん
sagen
noun port (left side of vessel)
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左折 させつ
sasetsu
noun auxillary suru verb turning to the left, left turn
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左方 さほう
sahou
noun left side
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左辺 さへん
sahen
noun mathematics left side (of an equation, expression, etc.), LHS
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極左 きょくさ
kyokusa
noun no-adjective extreme left, ultraleft
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左党 ひだりとう
hidaritou
  1. noun drinker, wine lover
  2. left (wing), leftist
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右左 みぎひだり
migihidari
noun right and left
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左官 しゃかん
shakan
noun plasterer
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左党 さとう
satou
  1. noun drinker, wine lover
  2. left (wing), leftist
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左四つ ひだりよつ
hidariyotsu
noun sumo term hold in which both wrestlers obtain an underarm grip with the left hand and an over-arm grip with the right
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右往左往 うおうさおう
uousaou
noun auxillary suru verb move about in confusion, go every which way, going right and left, this way and that
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左右 とかく
tokaku
  1. adverb no-adjective noun auxillary suru verb (doing) various things, (doing) this and that
  2. being apt to, being prone to, tending to become
  3. somehow or other, anyhow, anyway
  4. Buddhist term rabbit horns (used as a metaphor for things that do not exist)
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左利 ひだりきき
hidarikiki
  1. noun no-adjective left-handedness, left-hander
  2. drinker, wine lover
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右から左へ みぎからひだりへ
migikarahidarihe
  1. Expression from right to left, in one ear and out the other
  2. nice and quick, with speed and address, without further ado
右と言えば左 みぎといえばひだり
migitoiebahidari
Expression always contradicting what other people say
右といえば左 みぎといえばひだり
migitoiebahidari
Expression always contradicting what other people say
左下 ひだりした
hidarishita
noun lower left
左回り ひだりまわり
hidarimawari
noun no-adjective counterclockwise rotation, CCW
左詰め ひだりづめ
hidarizume
noun no-adjective left justification, aligning to the left
左づめ ひだりづめ
hidarizume
noun no-adjective left justification, aligning to the left
左傾 さけい
sakei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective leftist, left radical
左小括弧 ひだりしょうかっこ
hidarishoukakko
noun opening parenthesis
左上 ひだりうえ
hidariue
noun no-adjective left-upper
左足 ひだりあし
hidariashi
noun no-adjective left foot
左大括弧 ひだりだいかっこ
hidaridaikakko
noun opening (square) bracket
左端 さたん
satan
noun no-adjective left end, left edge
左端 ひだりはし
hidarihashi
noun no-adjective left end, left edge
左中括弧 ひだりちゅうかっこ
hidarichuukakko
noun opening brace
左脳 さのう
sanou
noun no-adjective left brain
左目 ひだりめ
hidarime
noun left eye
最左 さいさ
saisa
noun no-adjective left-most
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