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  • on reading:
  • オウ
  • kun reading:
  • よこ
  • meaning(s):
  • sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof
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よこ beside; side; width
から よこから from one's side
たえる よこたえる to lie down; to lay (oneself) down
たわる よこたわる to lie down; to stretch out
よこっぱら side; flank