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脇, 腋, 掖

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
わき
Romaji
waki
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    armpit; under one's arm; side; flank
    Example sentence
    寄ってくださいません Would you mind standing aside?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    beside; close to; near; by
    Example sentence
    いろいろ言わないくれよ。 Don't be a back-seat driver.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    aside; to the side; away; out of the way
    Example sentence
    彼女編み物に置いて立ち上がった She put her knitting aside and stood up.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    off-track; off-topic
    Example sentence
    彼女白いに抱えていた。 She had a white book under her arm.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    deuteragonist; supporting role
    Example sentence
    彼女カーテンわきに引いた。 She pulled the curtain aside.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    second verse (in a linked series of poems)
    Example sentence
    彼女通れるようにに退いた。 I stepped aside for her to pass by.

Examples of 脇, 腋, 掖, わき in a sentence


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