Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
向こう岸, 向う岸, 向岸
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    opposite bank; farther shore
    Example sentence
    入るやいなや、みつけて渡った向こう岸にはがいて、ぐっすり眠っていた。 No sooner had the younger brother gone into the forest than he found the river, swam across it, and there on the other side was the she-bear, fast asleep.

Examples of 向こう岸, 向う岸, 向岸, むこうぎし in a sentence

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