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[ぎゃく()]
gyaku
na adjective, no adjective, noun, noun, used as a prefix

English Meaning(s) for 逆

no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. reverse; opposite
na adjective, noun
  1. converse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
noun, used as a prefix
  1. inverse (function)

Definition and Synonyms for 逆

Conversely with the terms of the relation reversed
Synonyms: , , 逆に
Backhander a backhanded blow
Synonyms: ,
Inversely in an inverse or contrary manner
Synonyms: ,
Inverse reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
Synonyms: あべこべ, 裏腹, , , 逆さま, 逆しま
Opposite the other one of a complementary pair
Synonyms: 反対, ,
Opposite moving or facing away from each other
Synonyms: あべこべ, 反対, 正反対, ,
Inverted being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
Synonyms: , , 逆さま, 逆しま
Opposite a relation of direct opposition
Synonyms: あべこべ, リバース, 対極, 相反, , , 逆さ, 逆さま
Inverse something inverted in sequence or character or effect
Synonyms: あべこべ, インバース, 反対, 裏腹, 裏表, , , 逆さ

Meanings for each kanji in 逆

» inverted; reverse; opposite; wicked

Categories 逆 is a member of

Blow a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
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Oppositeness the relation between opposed entities
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 逆

Sample Sentences for 逆

She said that her husband hit her, but in fact it was the other way around.
The strong yen is acting against Japan's export industry.
Capitalism is the exploitation of man by man. Communism is the exact opposite.
I don't lose my appetite when I get stressed, rather I can't calm down unless I eat something.
I hold the converse opinion.

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