そっちのけ

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative spellings
其方退け
そっち退け

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

そっち (sotchi) + のける (nokeru)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

そっちのけ (sotchinoke

  1. ignoring one thing for another
    Synonym: 放っておく
    (べん)(きょう)そっちのけ(あそ)
    benkyō sotchinoke de asobu
    to play instead of study

Usage notes[edit]

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN