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Translation:Left

June 8, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SzaboChristopher

Hay. I wrote ひだり.

September 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FonzieSquirrel

yah me too, took me a few minutes to figure out what a dummy I've been

August 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oskar692070

I speak Spanish, so l can remember 左 as left because エ looks like a "I" of "Izquierda" and I remember 右 as rigth because ロ reminds me a "D" of "Derecha" hehehe

April 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JenniferNe670555

I remember left because it looks like it has an "I" and I am not left handed. No idea why that works.

September 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ravicc_

How is it pronounced? HiDAri or hidaRI? The slow and normal version sound different...

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Emma984806

....in Japanese you pronounce all syllables with the same rythym, i.e without putting stress on a single syllable

January 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mateu-san

The way I remember the meaning in English is seeing "e" as both the second letter in left and the katakana エ in the kanji.

May 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FonzieSquirrel

That's JUST what I came to comment! Yes, I think this is a very good way to memorize the character, have my lingot, good sir!

August 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/derence.walk

Anybody else remember hidary by remembering Hillary is on the "left" of the political spectrum?

September 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JenniferNe670555

Do left and right in Japanese have the Western connotation of right being correct and left being wrong? Like dexterous comes from right in Latin, and gauche is left in French?

September 9, 2019
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