通り, とおり

  • tōri
JLPT 4

Definition of 通り,とおり

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • avenue
  • street
  • way
  • road

  • coming and going
  • street traffic

  • flow (of water, air, etc.)

  • transmission (of sound)
  • reach (e.g. of voice)

  • fame
  • reputation
  • popularity

  • the same status or way
  • as (e.g. as expected, as I said)

  • understanding
  • comprehension

counter

  • counter for sets of things
  • counter for methods, ways, types

Related Kanji

traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.

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Examples of 通り,とおり in a Sentence

1人生徒がベイスン通りひかれた
A student was run over by a car on the Basin Street.
Now that Bush has been elected, it will be business as usual.
それは2通り解釈できる
That reads two different ways.
Your composition is as good as ever.
Go along this street and you'll come to the post office on the left.
I saw a boy crossing the street.
ジョンは言われた通りに居た。
John stayed at home as he was told.
We saw the parade move down the street.
An old woman limped along the street.
2人子供通り遊んいた。
There were two children playing on the street.

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