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沿う
Readings
そう
sou
Meanings
Godan verb with 'u' ending
to run along, to run besideaccompagner, découler de, suivre

See also: 添う
to follow (a plan, etc.), to act in accordance withсле́довать, быть располо́женным (вдоль чего-л.)entlanglaufen, …entlang verlaufen, …entlang liegen, säumen, umranden, anstehen, längs stehen, nach Wunsch gehen, nach Wunsch verlaufen, begleiten, übereinstimmen, entsprechen

Kanji
沿ON: エンKUN: そ.う, -ぞ.い
run alongside, follow along, run along, lie along

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
私たちは川に沿って散歩した。Parts: 私たち (わたしたち), (かわ), 沿う (そう), 散歩 (さんぽ)We took a walk along the river.

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