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On-yomi
ギャク
gyaku
ゲキ
geki
Kun-yomi
さか
saka
さか.さ
saka.sa
さか.らう
saka.rau
Meaning inverted, reverse, opposite, wicked

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ぎゃく
gyaku
  1. na-adjective noun reverse, opposite
  2. converse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
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真逆 まさか
masaka
  1. interjection usually kana by no means, never!, well, I never!, you don't say!, certainly (not)
  2. noun no-adjective usually kana something unexpected, emergency
  3. noun usually kana archaism currently, for the time being, presently, for now
  4. adverb no-adjective usually kana obscure indeed, really, truly, unexpectedly
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逆らう さからう
sakarau
Godan-u verb intransitive verb to go against, to oppose, to disobey, to defy
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逆さ さかさ
sakasa
noun no-adjective reverse, inversion, upside down
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逆様 さかさま
sakasama
na-adjective noun no-adjective inversion, upside down
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吃逆 しゃっくり
shakkuri
noun auxillary suru verb usually kana hiccough, hiccup
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逆転 ぎゃくてん
gyakuten
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective (sudden) change, reversal, turn-around, coming from behind (baseball)
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逆立ち さかだち
sakadachi
noun auxillary suru verb handstand, headstand
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反逆 はんぎゃく
hangyaku
noun auxillary suru verb treason, treachery, mutiny, rebellion, insurrection
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逆境 ぎゃっきょう
gyakkyou
noun adversity
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逆効果 ぎゃくこうか
gyakukouka
noun opposite effect, adverse effect, backfiring
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逆効果 ぎゃっこうか
gyakkouka
noun opposite effect, adverse effect, backfiring
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逆上せる のぼせる
noboseru
Ichidan verb intransitive verb to feel dizzy, to have blood rush to one's head, to become conceited
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逆転勝ち ぎゃくてんがち
gyakutengachi
noun auxillary suru verb winning after defeat seems certain, coming from behind to win
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逆風 ぎゃくふう
gyakufuu
noun no-adjective headwind, adverse wind
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逆手 ぎゃくて
gyakute
  1. noun underhand or backhand grip (e.g. in tennis)
  2. unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
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逆襲 ぎゃくしゅう
gyakushuu
noun auxillary suru verb counterattack
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逆手 さかて
sakate
  1. noun underhand or backhand grip (e.g. in tennis)
  2. unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
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逆しま さかしま
sakashima
  1. noun na-adjective reverse, inversion, upside down
  2. unreasonable, absurd, wrong
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逆輸入 ぎゃくゆにゅう
gyakuyunyuu
noun auxillary suru verb reimportation
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可逆 かぎゃく
kagyaku
na-adjective no-adjective noun reversible
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逆行 ぎゃっこう
gyakkou
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective reverse movement, retrogression, going backwards, moving in the wrong direction, running counter to (e.g. the laws of nature), running against (e.g. the tide of the times)
  2. astronomy term retrogradation, retrogression
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逆算 ぎゃくさん
gyakusan
  1. noun auxillary suru verb counting backwards, calculating backwards
  2. noun inverse operation, reverse operation
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逆説 ぎゃくせつ
gyakusetsu
noun no-adjective paradox
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大逆 たいぎゃく
taigyaku
noun high treason
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逆流 ぎゃくりゅう
gyakuryuu
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective counter-current, adverse tide, regurgitation (of blood)
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逆行 ぎゃくこう
gyakukou
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective reverse movement, retrogression, going backwards, moving in the wrong direction, running counter to (e.g. the laws of nature), running against (e.g. the tide of the times)
  2. astronomy term retrogradation, retrogression
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大逆 だいぎゃく
daigyaku
noun high treason
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逆なで さかなで
sakanade
noun auxillary suru verb rubbing the wrong way (e.g. a cat), irritating
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逆探知 ぎゃくたんち
gyakutanchi
noun auxillary suru verb phone trace, detecting the source of a telephone call
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逆戻り ぎゃくもどり
gyakumodori
noun auxillary suru verb retrogression, reversal, relapse, doubling back, backtracking
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逆なで ぎゃくなで
gyakunade
noun auxillary suru verb rubbing the wrong way (e.g. a cat), irritating
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逆さま さかさま
sakasama
na-adjective noun no-adjective inversion, upside down
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逆上る さかのぼる
sakanoboru
  1. Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to go upstream
  2. to go back (in time, to origin), to date back to, to trace back to, to make retroactive
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叛逆 はんぎゃく
hangyaku
noun auxillary suru verb treason, treachery, mutiny, rebellion, insurrection
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逆点 ぎゃくてん
gyakuten
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective (sudden) change, reversal, turn-around, coming from behind (baseball)
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逆撫で さかなで
sakanade
noun auxillary suru verb rubbing the wrong way (e.g. a cat), irritating
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悪逆 あくぎゃく
akugyaku
  1. na-adjective noun atrocity
  2. archaism treason
悪逆無道 あくぎゃくむどう
akugyakumudou
na-adjective no-adjective treacherous, heinous, treasonous, atrocious
悪逆無道 あくぎゃくぶどう
akugyakubudou
na-adjective no-adjective treacherous, heinous, treasonous, atrocious
可逆反応 かぎゃくはんのう
kagyakuhannou
noun reversible reaction
逆に ぎゃくに
gyakuni
adverb conversely, on the contrary
逆ポーランド式 ぎゃくポーランドしき
gyakupoorandoshiki
noun computer term reverse Polish notation, RPN
逆行列 ぎゃくぎょうれつ
gyakugyouretsu
noun mathematics inverse matrix
逆恨み さかうらみ
sakaurami
  1. noun auxillary suru verb being resented in return
  2. unjustified resentment through misunderstanding
逆子 さかご
sakago
noun breech presentation (feet-first birth), breech delivery, breech birth, Agrippa
逆上 ぎゃくじょう
gyakujou
noun auxillary suru verb frenzy, distraction
逆数 ぎゃくすう
gyakusuu
noun mathematics reciprocal, inverse
逆接 ぎゃくせつ
gyakusetsu
noun contradictory conjunction (but, however, etc.)
逆提案 ぎゃくていあん
gyakuteian
noun counter-proposal
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