Definition of 一方 (いっぽう)

いっぽう

一方

いっぽう

ippou

noun
1.
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
conjunction
2.
on the one hand, on the other hand
See also:他方
3.
whereas, although, but at the same time, meanwhile, in turn
adverbial noun, noun (suffix)
4.
just keeps, being inclined to ..., tending to be ..., tending to do ..., continuously ..., just keeps on ...ing, only(after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb)
Related Kanji
one, one radical (no.1)
direction, person, alternative
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 45 results)

いっぽう
一方
ほん
うす
薄い
ほう
他方
あつ
厚い
あつ
厚い
やく
200
One book is thin. The other is thick. The thick one has about 200 pages

かのじょ
彼女の
しんせつ
親切
かんしゃ
感謝
いっぽう
一方
たん
負担
かん
感じる
I appreciated her kindness, while I feel it burdensome

かのじょ
彼女
ねこ
ひき
いっぽう
一方
しろ
いっぽう
一方
くろ
She has two cats. One is black, and the other is white

On the other hand, he had a different opinion

That job was not very interesting, but on the other hand it was well paid

ジョン
がっこう
学校
いっしょうけんめ
一生懸命
べんきょ
勉強した
いっぽう
一方
いえ
はは
ごと
仕事
つだ
手伝った
John studied hard at school, while at home he helped his mother with her work

はこ
いっぽう
一方
The box is leaning to one side

せん
いっぽう
一方
せん
へいこう
平行
This line is parallel to the other

わた
60
いっぽう
一方
かれ
10
I have read sixty pages, while he has read only ten

On the other hand we learned a great deal from the experience

ほん
本屋
えい
英語
かんけい
関係
ほん
つぎつぎ
次々
いっぽう
一方
I always buy the English-language books I come across at bookstores. But since I never read them, all they do is pile up

部屋
しんしつ
寝室
いっぽう
一方
しょ
事務所
This room is my bedroom, and the other one is my office

He held the wheel with one hand and waved to me with the other

The twins look so much alike it's next to impossible to distinguish one from the other

ねこ
いっぽう
一方
くろ
いっぽう
一方
ちゃ
One of the cats is black, the other is brown

ぶっ
物価
いっぽう
一方
Prices go on rising

けん
喧嘩
おち
落度
いっぽう
一方
あい
場合
なが
永く
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side

いっぽう
一方
あか
いっぽう
一方
しろ
One is red and the other is white

ゆか
みどりい
緑色に
いっぽう
一方
かべ
いろ
黄色
The floor was painted green, while the walls were yellow

いっぽう
一方
かれ
わた
私の
ほうこくしょ
報告書
しょうさ
賞賛
ほう
他方
はん
批判
On one hand he praised my report, but on the other hand he criticized it
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