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English Meaning(s) for 岸

  1. bank; coast; shore

Definition and Synonyms for 岸

Bank sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
Synonyms: 土手, , 岸辺, 斜面
Bluff a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
Synonyms: , , 断崖
Shore the land along the edge of a body of water
Synonyms: , 岸辺, 沿岸

Meanings for each kanji in 岸

» beach

Categories 岸 is a member of

Bank a long ridge or pile
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Formation the geological features of the earth
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Incline an elevated geological formation
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Sample Sentences for 岸

They dragged their boat onto the beach.
After the heavy rains, the river overflowed its banks.
The waves dashed the shore.
The boat hugged the shore.
Our boat drifted to shore on the tide.

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