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Alternative to となり

thesuker

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I just learned that となり can only be used with things that are the same type and size, so it can't be used to say that a person is next to a building, for example. Is there an alternative word with the same meaning but not as restrictive in use?
 

Toritoribe

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横 is the word you are looking for.
e.g.
ビルの横に立っている人
 

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どうもありがとう、とりとりべさん。
 
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