TAKOBOTO

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左右
Readings
さゆう
sayuu
そう
sou
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
さう
sau
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
left and rightgauche et droite

influence, control, dominationcontrôle, domination, influencelinks und rechts, die rechte und die linke Seite, die Rechte und die Linke, Beeinflussung, entscheidende Beeinflussung, Entscheidung
Kanji
ON: サ, シャKUN: ひだり
left

ON: ウ, ユウKUN: みぎ
right

Example sentences
彼は怒って首を左右に振った。Parts: (かれ), 怒る (おこる), (くび), 左右 (さゆう), 振る (ふる)He gave an angry shake of his head.

成功不成功は気質に左右されることが多い。Parts: 成功 (せいこう), 不成功 (ふせいこう), 気質 (きしつ), 左右 (さゆう), 為れる (される), (こと), 多い (おおい)Success often depends on one's temperament.

Community comments
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!