Learn JLPT N3 Kanji

Meaning of 側

side, lean, oppose

Onyomi

ソク
soku

Kunyomi

がわ、そば
gawa, soba

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ソク / がわ、そば 】.

Meaning: side, lean, oppose.

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How to write 側 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 11

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

きのうはいえのそとがわにペンキをぬった。
kinou wa ie no sotogawa ni penki o nutta.
I painted the outside of the house yesterday.
Example #2

あのはなやはこうえんのはんたいがわにある。
ano hanaya wa kouen no hantaigawa ni aru.
That flower shop is on the other side of the park.
Example #3

わたしたちのじむしょはこのたてもののきたがわにある。
watashitachi no jimusho wa kono tatemono no kitagawa ni aru.
Our office is on the north side of this building.
Example #4

このどうろのりょうがわにたくさんさくらのきがうわっている。
kono douro no ryougawa ni takusan sakura no ki ga uwatte iru.
Many cherry trees are planted on both sides of this road.

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