0

This is a sentence from 「ふたり」 by 赤川次郎

向うは、やっぱり寒い?

Does it read as むこう?If that is the case, then what is the difference between 向う and 向こう?

  • And むこう is pronounced ムコー. – snailboat Aug 12 '15 at 16:07
2

This is read as むこう.

向こう is the "standard" spelling, but people (especially novelists like him) sometimes use nonstandard or customary spellings like this.

You can see the list of such kanji here:

  • And 向う (read as むかう) is a verb meaning to face (something). – Viridian Aug 12 '15 at 16:32

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.