脇, 腋, 掖, わき

  • waki
JLPT 3

Definition of 脇,腋,掖,わき

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • armpit
  • under one's arm
  • side
  • flank

  • beside
  • close to
  • near
  • by

  • aside
  • to the side
  • away
  • out of the way

  • off-track
  • off-topic

  • deuteragonist
  • supporting role

  • second verse (in a linked series of poems)

Examples of 脇,腋,掖,わき in a Sentence

I saw him coming with his briefcase under his arm.
Stir the mixture until it foams, then set it aside.
He sat reading a magazine, with his wife knitting beside him.
ヒトミが入れるようにジャックは立った
Jack stood aside for Hitomi to enter.
She put her knitting aside and stood up.
読んでいたわきに置いた。
I put aside the book I was reading.
The car drew in to let the truck pass.
わきへ片付けた
He put aside the book.
The couch is in the foreground next to the table.
彼女通れるようにに退いた。
I stepped aside for her to pass by.
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Related Kanji

armpit, the other way, another place, flank, supporting role
armpit, side
side (of body), carry under arm

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