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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 向こう (mukou)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 向こう (mukou)

Kana: むこう
Kanji: 向こう
Romaji: mukou

Type: Noun
Meaning: opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
JLPT level: N5

Example sentences:

ホテルの向こうに海が見えます。
hoteru no mukou ni umi ga miemasu.
I can see the beach from the other side of the hotel.

わたしが見守っていると、探察機は高い石塀の向こうへ急におりて視界から消えた。
watashi ga mimamotte iru to, tansatsuki wa takai ishibei no mukou e kyuu ni orite shikai kara kieta.
As I watched, the drone suddenly dive-bombed out of sight behind the high stone wall.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 向こう (mukou)

アキラは台座の向こうを見るために身をよじろうとしたが、ユミに腕をつかまれて制止された。
akira wa daiza no mukou o miru tame ni mi o yojirou to shita ga, yumi ni ude o tsukamarete seishi sareta.
Akira was about to twist sideways in order to peer around the plinth, when Yumi grabbed his arm, stopping him.

壁で仕切られた向こうにかなり広い場所があり、そこで秘めやかな営みがおこなわれていた。
kabe de shikirareta mukou ni kanari hiroi basho ga ari, soko de himeyaka na itonami ga okonawarete ita.
A sizable area had been walled off for my clandestine practices.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 对面 (duìmiàn)
Korean: 건너 (geonneo)

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