Definition of 脇

  • armpit
  • the other way
  • another place
  • flank
  • supporting role

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョウ
  • わき
  • わけ

Popular Words With This Kanji

脇, 腋, 掖, わき

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)

傍ら, 側ら, 傍, 旁, 側, 脇, かたわら

side, edge, beside, besides, nearby, while (doing)

関脇, せきわけ

sumo wrestler of the third highest rank

脇役, 傍役, わき役, わきやく

supporting role (actor), minor role

腋毛, 脇毛, わきげ

underarm hair

脇の下, わきの下, 腋の下, わきのした

armpit, axilla

両脇, りょうわき

both sides

脇腹, わきばら

flank

小脇, 小わき, こわき

under one's arm, (in) the armpit

脇差, 脇差し, わきざし

short sword


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