Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 左
- end with 左
- contain 左
left
KUN:
  • ひだり
    hidari
ON:
  • sa
  • シャ
    sha
Nanori:
  • so
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 156 results)

noun, no-adjective
left, left hand side
See also: (antonym)

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
left and right, right and left
2.
(asserting) control, influence, domination
noun
3.
one's attendants, people accompanying one
4.
(serving at somebody's) side
5.
equivocation
Other readings:
左右【そう】[1]
左右【さう】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

interjection
farewell, adieu, goodbye, so long(usually kana)
Other readings:
サヨウナラ
サヨーナラ

noun, no-adjective
1.
left-handedness, left-handed person, left-hander
2.
fondness for alcohol, person who is fond of alcohol, drinker
Other readings:
左利【ひだりきき】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

adverb, auxillary suru verb
1.
(doing) various things, (doing) this and that(usually kana)
adverb
2.
being apt to, being prone to, tending to(usually kana)
3.
at any rate, anyhow, anyway(usually kana)
no-adjective
4.
all sorts of (negative things), various(usually kana)
noun
5.
things that do not exist, rabbit horns(idiom , Buddhist term)(only relevant for 兎角)
See also:亀毛兎角
All readings:
とかく《兎角》
とかく《左右》

だり
mukattehidari
expression
on the left as one faces (it)

noun, no-adjective
1.
left-wing (politics)
See also:右翼 (antonym)
noun
2.
left wing (of a bird, aircraft, formation, etc.), left flank
3.
left field(baseball term)
Other readings:
サヨク

noun, no-adjective
left wing

noun
1.
left arm
See also:右腕
2.
left-handed (baseball pitcher)(only relevant for さわん)
Other readings:
左腕【ひだりうで】

noun
1.
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
3.
front left, front and left, before and left
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 163 results)

I'll be seeing you

Goodbye, Sayoko

So long, have a good time

みぎ
ひだ
・・・、
だいじょうぶ
大丈夫
Right - clear, left - clear..., OK, all clear

See you tonight, then. Cheers

ひだ
いっぱい
一杯に
Turn hard left

つく
ひだ
どう
移動
Please move the desk to the left

Turn to the left

I don't know whether to turn left or right

さいしょ
最初の
かど
ひだ
Please turn left at the first corner

さいしょ
最初の
しんごう
信号
ひだ
くだ
下さい
Turn left at the first light

The road turns left there

Turning to the left, you will find the restaurant on your right

The taxi abruptly turned left

She said goodbye

Don't go off without saying good-by

へい
すこ
少し
ひだ
This fence leans to the left a little

Sad as she was, she said good-bye to him with a smile

ひだ
ゆうびんきょ
郵便局
Turning to the left, you will find the post office

Turning to the left, you will find the gas station