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  • on reading:
  • ヒョウ
  • kun reading:
  • ただよ
  • meaning(s):
  • drift, float (on liquid)
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ひょうひょう buoyantly; airily; with a light heart
ただよう to drift about; to float; to hang in air
ただようこぶね drifting boat
ひょうさ drift sand
ひょうしつ drifting away (and going lost)