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On-yomi
ホウ
hou
Kun-yomi
かた
kata
-かた
-kata
-がた
-gata
Nanori
から
kara

na
なた
nata
ふさ
fusa
まさ
masa
みち
michi

mo

wa
Meaning direction, person, alternative

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Kana
Definition
かた
kata
  1. noun direction, way
  2. honorific language person, lady, gentleman
  3. noun noun (suffix) method of, manner of, way of
  4. noun (suffix) care of ..
  5. person in charge of ..
  6. side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
此方 こちら
kochira
  1. noun usually kana this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction
  2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
  3. this one (something physically close to the speaker)
  4. pronoun no-adjective I, me, we, us
  5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
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其方 そちら
sochira
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  2. there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  3. that one (something close to the listener)
  4. you, your family, your company
  5. that person (someone close to the listener)
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何方 どちら
dochira
  1. noun usually kana which way, which direction, where
  2. which one (esp. of two alternatives)
  3. who
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何方 どなた
donata
noun usually kana honorific language who?
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貴方 あなた
anata
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana polite language you (referring to someone of equal or lower status)
  2. dear (what a wife calls a husband)
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彼方 あちら
achira
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana that way (direction distant from both speaker and listener), over there, yonder
  2. that one (something physically distant from both speaker and listener, or something not visible but known by both speaker and listener), that
  3. pronoun that person (someone physically distant from both speaker and listener, or someone not present but known by both speaker and listener)
  4. there (place distant from both speaker and listener), over there, foreign country (esp. a Western nation)
Common word
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夕方 ゆうがた
yuugata
adverbial noun noun (temporal) evening, dusk
Common word
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仕方 しかた
shikata
noun way, method, means, resource, course
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ほう
hou
  1. noun direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction)
  2. side (of an argument, etc.), one's part
  3. type, category
  4. field (of study, etc.)
  5. indicates one side of a comparison
  6. way, method, manner, means
  7. length (of each side of a square)
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味方 みかた
mikata
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective friend, ally, supporter
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一方 いっぽう
ippou
  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
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方向 ほうこう
houkou
  1. noun direction, orientation, bearing, way
  2. course (e.g. of action)
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方法 ほうほう
houhou
noun method, process, manner, way, means, technique
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方々 かたがた
katagata
  1. noun honorific language they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...)
  2. honorific language you (usu. plural)
  3. adverb various
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方々 ほうぼう
houbou
adverbial noun here and there, this way and that way
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方角 ほうがく
hougaku
noun direction, way, compass point
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方言 ほうげん
hougen
noun no-adjective linguistics dialect
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方針 ほうしん
houshin
noun objective, plan, policy
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方面 ほうめん
houmen
  1. noun noun (suffix) direction, district, area
  2. noun field (e.g. of study)
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明け方 あけがた
akegata
adverbial noun noun (temporal) dawn
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方程式 ほうていしき
houteishiki
noun equation, formula
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長方形 ちょうほうけい
chouhoukei
noun no-adjective rectangle, oblong
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仕方がない しかたがない
shikataganai
Expression adjective it can't be helped, it's inevitable, it's no use, can't stand it, being impatient, being annoyed
Common word
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外方 そっぽ
soppo
noun look (or turn) the other way
Common word
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他方 たほう
tahou
  1. noun no-adjective 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 other hand
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目方 めかた
mekata
noun weight
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遠方 えんぽう
enpou
noun no-adjective long way, distant place
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大方 おおかた
ookata
adverbial noun noun perhaps, almost all, majority
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平方 へいほう
heihou
noun square (e.g. metre), square
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方策 ほうさく
housaku
noun plan, policy
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方式 ほうしき
houshiki
noun form, method, system, formula
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立方 りっぽう
rippou
noun auxillary suru verb cube
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此方 こっち
kocchi
  1. noun usually kana this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction
  2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
  3. this one (something physically close to the speaker)
  4. pronoun no-adjective I, me, we, us
  5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
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其方 そっち
socchi
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  2. there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  3. that one (something close to the listener)
  4. you, your family, your company
  5. that person (someone close to the listener)
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何方 どっち
docchi
  1. noun usually kana which way, which direction, where
  2. which one (esp. of two alternatives)
  3. who
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見方 みかた
mikata
  1. noun viewpoint, point of view
  2. way of understanding, way of appreciating, how to look at something (e.g. noh, train schedule)
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四方 しほう
shihou
noun every direction, east, west, south and north, four directions
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彼方 かなた
kanata
pronoun no-adjective usually kana beyond, across, the other side, the distance
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彼方 あっち
acchi
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana that way (direction distant from both speaker and listener), over there, yonder
  2. that one (something physically distant from both speaker and listener, or something not visible but known by both speaker and listener), that
  3. pronoun that person (someone physically distant from both speaker and listener, or someone not present but known by both speaker and listener)
  4. there (place distant from both speaker and listener), over there, foreign country (esp. a Western nation)
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方位 ほうい
houi
noun direction
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行方 ゆくえ
yukue
  1. noun (one's) whereabouts
  2. outcome
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地方 ちほう
chihou
  1. noun no-adjective district, region, area, locality
  2. the country, countryside, the provinces, rural area
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後方 こうほう
kouhou
noun no-adjective behind, in the rear, in back
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前方 ぜんぽう
zenpou
  1. noun no-adjective forward, frontward
  2. rectangular front
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片方 かたほう
katahou
  1. noun no-adjective one side, one party, counterpart, the other side, the other party
  2. one of a pair, fellow, mate
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両方 りょうほう
ryouhou
noun no-adjective both, both sides, both parties
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此方 こち
kochi
  1. noun usually kana this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction
  2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
  3. this one (something physically close to the speaker)
  4. pronoun no-adjective I, me, we, us
  5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
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其方 そなた
sonata
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  2. there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  3. that one (something close to the listener)
  4. you, your family, your company
  5. that person (someone close to the listener)
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其方 そち
sochi
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  2. there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener)
  3. that one (something close to the listener)
  4. you, your family, your company
  5. that person (someone close to the listener)
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