TAKOBOTO

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横行
Readings
おうこう
oukou
おうぎょう
ougyou
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
walking sideways, staggering, striding

being rampant, being widespread, being prevalentUmherstolzieren, Einherschreiten, Ausbreitung, Anrichten von Verheerungen
Kanji
ON: オウKUN: よこ
sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof, unreasonable, perverse

ON: コウ, ギョウ, アンKUN: い.く, ゆ.く, -ゆ.き, -ゆき, -い.き, -いき, おこな.う, おこ.なう
going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank

Example sentences
学生のひとりによれば、中国では今なお粛清が行われ、恐怖政治が横行しているとのことです。Parts: 学生 (がくせい), 一人 (ひとり), に依れば (によれば), 中国 (ちゅうごく), (いま), (なお), 粛清 (しゅくせい), 行われる (おこなわれる), 恐怖政治 (きょうふせいじ), 横行 (おうこう), との事 (とのこと)One student says the purge is still going on in China and terror is widespread.

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