Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 4 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 方
- end with 方
- contain 方
direction, person, alternative
KUN:
  • かた
    kata
  • -かた
    -kata
  • -がた
    -gata
ON:
  • ホウ
    hou
Nanori:
  • から
    kara
  • na
  • なた
    nata
  • ふさ
    fusa
  • まさ
    masa
  • みち
    michi
  • mo
  • wa
Written with 4 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 846 results)

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
evening, dusk
See also:明け方
Other readings:
夕がた【ゆうがた】

noun
1.
direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction)
2.
side (of an argument, etc.), one's part(often 私の方, あなたの方, etc.)
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)

pronoun
1.
that way (direction distant from both speaker and listener), over there, yonder(usually kana)
2.
that one (something physically distant from both speaker and listener, or something not visible but known by both speaker and listener), that
3.
that person (someone physically distant from both speaker and listener, or someone not present but known by both speaker and listener)(あちら is polite)
4.
there (place distant from both speaker and listener), over there, foreign country (esp. a Western nation)
Other readings:
あっち《彼方》
あち《彼方》[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

pronoun
1.
you (referring to someone of equal or lower status)(usually kana, polite language)(貴女 refers only to females and 貴男 refers only to males)
2.
dear (what a wife calls a husband)(only relevant for 貴方 and 貴男)
Other readings:
あなた《貴女》
あなた《貴男》

noun
1.
direction, way(also ほう)
2.
person, lady, gentleman(honorific language)
noun, noun (suffix)
3.
method of, manner of, way of
noun (suffix)
4.
care of ...
5.
person in charge of ...(also がた)
6.
side (e.g. "on my mother's side")(also がた)

noun
1.
this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction(usually kana)
2.
here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
3.
this one (something physically close to the speaker)
pronoun
4.
I, me, we, us
5.
this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
Other readings:
こっち《此方》
こち《此方》[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

pronoun
1.
that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener)(usually kana)
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)
Other readings:
そっち《其方》
そなた《其方》
そち《其方》

pronoun
1.
which way, which direction, where(usually kana)(どちら is polite)
2.
which one (esp. of two alternatives)
3.
who
See also:どちら様
Other readings:
どちら《孰方》[1]
どっち《何方》
どっち《孰方》[1]
いずかた《何方》
いずかた《孰方》[1]
いずち《何方》
いずち《孰方》[1]
どち《何方》[2]
どち《孰方》[1][2]
いずし《何方》[2]
いずし《孰方》[1][2]
なにざま《何方》[2]
なにざま《孰方》[1][2]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji
  2. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
who?(usually kana, honorific language)

noun
way, method, means, resource, course
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 7881 results)

つぎ
次の
かた
Next person, please

Take whichever one you like

I'm too busy to talk to you now

I enjoyed talking with you

I am only too pleased to come with you

Oh, thank you, kind sir

Take the one you like best, whichever it is

I make you a deal

I'll buy you whatever clothes you want

I will give you a call as soon as I get home

I will show you around

I never see you without thinking of my dead son

まいにち
毎日
いっしょうけんめ
一生懸命に
どりょく
努力
You tried very hard every day

ふる
古い
ほうほう
方法
けっきょ
結局
もっ
最も
The old method proved to be best after all

かのじょ
彼女
いま
いそ
忙しく
はな
She is busy at present and can't speak to you

Be sure to look us up when you're in town

You may choose whichever you like

I'm about ready to go

You may choose whichever you like