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左 : Left

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left

On 'yomi:
(sa) シャ(sha)
Kun 'yomi:
ひだり(hidari)
Nanori:
(so)
Strokes:5
Radical: (48)
Usage Rating:630
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:05de6
jis208:26-24
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左 Usage examples

(ゆんで)bow hand
四つ(ひだりよつ)hold in which both wrestlers obtain an underarm grip with the left hand and an over-arm grip with the right
中間(さちゅうかん)between left and center fielders (centre)
(さちょく)left liner
の通り(さのとおり)as following
派系(さはけい)left faction
(さひょう)chart at the left
(さほう)left side
右軸(さゆうじく)lateral axis
右に分かれる(さゆうにわかれる)to part left and right
翼に走る(さよくにはしる)to turn leftist
(ひだりみみ)left ear
向き(ひだりむき)facing left
寄り(ひだりより)left of center (politically), left-leaning, tending to the left
舞台の右の袖(ぶたいのさゆうのそで)wings of a stage
向かって(むかってひだり)on the left as one faces (it)
のような理由(ひだりのようなりゆう)the reason(s) is (are) as follows
のような訳(ひだりのようなわけ)the reason(s) is (are) as follows
投げ(ひだりなげ)left-handed pitching
団体(きょくさだんたい)far-left group
心補助循環装置(さしんほじょじゅんかんそうち)left ventricular assist device, LVAD
(ひだりかた)left shoulder
(うえひだり)upper left (corner)
(したひだり)lower left (corner)
上下(じょうげさゆう)up and down (top and bottom), left and right
中道(ちゅうどうさは)left-of-center faction (group)
右一対(さゆういっつい)left-and-right pair, symmetrical pair
右対称(さゆうたいしょう)bilateral symmetry
寄せ(ひだりよせ)left-aligned, left-justified
払い(ひだりはらい)in calligraphy, a stroke going from upper right to lower left with a pointed tail
言を右にする(げんをさゆうにする)to equivocate, to beat around the bush
平気の平(へいきのへいざ)quite unconcerned, nonchalant
ハンドル(ひだりハンドル)left hand drive (of cars, etc.)
(さたん)friendship, allegiance, support
フック(ひだりフック)left hook (e.g. in boxing, etc.)