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English Meaning(s) for 脇

  1. armpit; under one's arm; side; flank
  2. beside; close to; near; by (also written as 傍, 側)
  3. aside; to the side; away; out of the way
  4. off-track; off-topic
  5. deuteragonist; supporting role (usu. written ワキ in Noh)
  6. second verse (in a linked series of poems)

Definition and Synonyms for 脇

Deviation a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
Synonyms: かたわら, バイパス, 余談, 回り道, 枝道, 横筋, 横道, 横道, , 脇道, 脱線, 迂路, 逸脱
Axillary Fossa the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder
Synonyms: , 脇の下, 腋窩
Side a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
Synonyms: そば, おそば, ほとり, みもと, かたがた, かたわら, , , 側辺, , , , , , 辺り

Meanings for each kanji in 脇

armpit; the other way; another place; flank; supporting role Kanji Details »

Categories 脇 is a member of

Turn the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
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Cavum a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Part the extended spatial location of something
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 脇

Sample Sentences for 脇

Pull over to the side, please.
He stepped aside for an old man to pass.
There's a drinking fountain by the tennis court.
I took him aside.
The number of empty harvested fields along the roads is increasing right now.

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