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あお向け あおむけ
noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • face up


    • onyomiコウ
    • kunyomiむ.くむ.い-む.きむ.ける-む.けむ.かうむ.かいむ.こうむ.こう-むこむか.い
    • meaningyonder; facing; beyond; confront; defy; tend toward; approach


  • Japanese あお向けに寝ると、舌やノドチンコがノドの奥に下がるため、上気道が塞がりやすくなります。
    English If you sleep on your back it's easier for your upper airway to be obstructed because your tongue, uvula, etc. slip towards the back of your throat.
  • Japanese 僕は少年のころよく草の上にあお向けに寝ころんで、白い雲を眺めたものだった。
    English As a boy I used to lie on my back and look at white clouds.
  • Japanese 彼は気を失いあお向けに倒れた。
    English He fainted and fell on his back.
  • Japanese 新聞によれば、少年はなぐられて意識を失い、目を閉じてあお向けに倒れていた。
    English According to the newspaper, the boy was knocked unconscious and lay on his back with his eyes closed.
  • Japanese 私は通りで老人があお向けに倒れるのを見た。
    English I saw an old man fall on his back in the street.