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English Reference for ippou (いっぽう)

  1. noun one (esp. of two), the other, one way, the other way, one direction, the other direction, one side, the other side, one party, the other party
  2. conjunction on the one hand, on the other hand
  3. whereas, although, but at the same time, meanwhile, in turn
  4. adverbial noun noun (suffix) (after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb) just keeps, being inclined to ..., tending to be ..., tending to do ..., continuously ..., just keeps on ...ing, only
Example sentences
But, then again, Latin was already a "dead language" by that time
On the other hand, there seem to be those among young folk who, while touching on Buddhism, have started to think of it as a vital spiritual support
One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'
While welcoming the firming up of the present government policy to abandon the proposal of the reform bill to the Diet, at the same time some are worried that Prime Minister Koizumi won't clearly state the bill's withdrawal
I know one of them but not the other
There're many rich Americans. On the other hand some Americans are very poor
I appreciated her kindness, while I feel it burdensome
One problem is how the enterprises arrange posts for excellent female students, but another important point is whether the educational industry can grow and supply creative students needed for Japan's future
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side
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