TAKOBOTO

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対向
Readings
たいこう
taikou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
counter-, corresponding, face, oppositeGegenüberstehen, Gegenüberliegen, Opposition, Gegenrichtung

Kanji
ON: タイ, ツイKUN: あいて, こた.える, そろ.い, つれあ.い, なら.ぶ, むか.う
vis-a-vis, opposite, even, equal, versus, anti-, compare

ON: コウKUN: む.く, むこ, む.こう-, む.こう, む.かい, む.かう, -む.け, む.ける, -む.き, む.い, むか.い
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

Example sentences
彼は交差点で停止信号を見落としたので、対向車とぶつかった。Parts: (かれ), 交差点 (こうさてん), 停止信号 (ていししんごう), 見落とす (みおとす), ので (んで), 対向 (たいこう), (くるま), 打つかる (ぶつかる)He failed to see the stop sign at the intersection and hit an oncoming car.

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