Definition of 横

  • sideways
  • side
  • horizontal
  • width
  • woof

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • オウ
  • よこ

Popular Words With This Kanji

横浜, よこはま

Yokohama (city)

横, よこ

horizontal (as opposed to vertical), lying down, side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back), width, breadth, side (of a box, etc.), beside, aside, next to, unconnected

横綱, よこづな

yokozuna (sumo grand champion)

横断, おうだん

crossing, transverse

横ばい, 横這い, よこばい, ヨコバイ

sidewise crawl (e.g. of a crab), crawling sideways, leafhopper (insect), jassid, sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes), levelling off, stabilizing

横ばい, 横這い, よこばい, ヨコバイ

sidewise crawl (e.g. of a crab), crawling sideways, leafhopper (insect), jassid, sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes), levelling off, stabilizing

横領, おうりょう

embezzlement, misappropriation, usurpation

横行, おうこう, おうぎょう

walking sideways, staggering, striding, being rampant, being widespread, being prevalent

横たわる, よこたわる

to lie down, to stretch out

縦横, じゅうおう, たてよこ

length and width, length and breadth, lengthwise and crosswise, longitude and latitude, vertical and horizontal, four cardinal points, every direction, as one wishes, as one pleases, at will, warp and weft, warp and woof


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