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そば, 側, , 端, そく, はた
Usually in kana
1. near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while
Only はた
2. third person
かたわら, , 側ら, , 旁, 側, 脇
May take 'no', Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), See 傍らに
1. side, edge, beside, besides, nearby
Usually in kana
2. while (doing), in addition to, at the same time
かたがた, 旁, 旁々, 旁旁,
Adverb, Conjunction, Usually in kana
incidentally, at the same time
, ぼうちょう
Takes suru
listening (to a lecture, hearing, parliament session, etc.), attending (without participating), sitting in (e.g. on a meeting), observing
, ぼうかん
Takes suru
looking on, remaining a spectator
, ぼうじゅ
Takes suru
interception, monitoring, tapping
, ぼうくん
marginal notes
, おかみ
looking on by an outsider
, かたみみ
things overheard
, ぼうじん
, ぼうせん
underline, side line (equivalent to underlining in vertically written text)
, 旁註, , ぼうちゅう
marginal notes, side notes, gloss
, ぼうはく
(theatrical) aside
, ぼうだい
subtitle (e.g. of a book)
, ぼうろん
digression, dicta, dictums
, どうぼう
See 路傍, See みちばた
side of the road, roadside
, そばのき
Architecture term
barge course
らに, かたわらに
beside, nearby
観者, ぼうかんしゃ
onlooker, bystander
聴券, ぼうちょうけん
admission ticket
聴人, ぼうちょうにん
observer, spectator (e.g. in court), (member of the) public, visitor, audience, gallery
聴席, ぼうちょうせき
visitor's gallery, seats for the public
聴料, ぼうちょうりょう
admission fee
観的, ぼうかんてき
hands-off, indifferent, spectatorial
, ろぼう
聴無料, ぼうちょうむりょう
admission free
拱手, きょうしゅぼうかん, こうしゅぼうかん
Takes suru, yojijukugo
stand idly by and watch
袖手, しゅうしゅぼうかん
Takes suru, yojijukugo
looking on with folded arms (with one's hands in one's sleeves), remaining a passive onlooker
の者達, はたのものたち
onlookers, bystanders
系血族, ぼうけいけつぞく
collateral relation by blood
の人, ろぼうのひと
utter stranger, mere passerby, outsider
若無人, 旁若無人, ぼうじゃくぶじん
NA-adjective, May take 'no', yojijukugo
behaving outrageously as though there were no one around, acting without consideration for others, arrogance, audacity, insolence
, 旁証, ぼうしょう
Takes suru
supporting evidence, corroboration
, ぼうりゅう
branch, tributary
, 旁点, ぼうてん
1. marks or dots written alongside a word to indicate stress or draw the reader's attention, emphasis mark
See 漢文・1
2. guiding marks written beside kanji to facilitate reading of kanbun
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