Japanese Word Entry

目を逸らす

Simplified Japanese form: 目を逸らす

Kana:めをそらす
Romaji:mewosorasu
Definition: to look away, to avert one's eyes
Alternative forms: 目をそらす 、 目を反らす

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Chinese characters used in this word

eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor, see, division, topic
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄨˋ (mù)
Cantonese: muk6
Japanese: モク (moku)、 ボク (boku) / め (me)、 -め (-me)、 ま- (ma-)、 まなこ (manako)、 さかん (sakan)
Korean: 목 (mog)
Vietnamese: mục

deviate, idleness, leisure, miss the mark, evade, elude, parry, diverge, flee, escape, break loose
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧˋ (yì)
Cantonese: jat6
Japanese: イツ (itsu)、 イチ (ichi) / そ.れる (soreru)、 そ.らす (sorasu)、 はぐ.れる (hagureru)、 はしる (hashiru)、 うしなう (ushinau)
Korean: 일 (il)
Vietnamese: dật
Variants
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Semantic variant forms:

anti-, reverse, opposite, contrary, anti
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄢˇ (fǎn), ㄈㄢˋ (fàn)
Cantonese: faan1, faan2
Japanese: ハン (han)、 ホン (hon)、 タン (tan)、 ホ (ho) / そ.る (soru)、 そ.らす (sorasu)、 かえ.す (kaesu)、 かえ.る (kaeru)、 -かえ.る (-kaeru)
Korean: 반 (ban), 번 (beon)
Vietnamese: phản, phiên