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Etymology 1Edit

Alternative spelling 此方

⟨ko2ti⟩ → */kəti//kot͡ɕi/

From Old Japanese.

Derived from (ko, this, refers to object(s) near the speaker) +‎ (-chi, suffix indicating direction).

PronounEdit

こち (rōmaji kochi)

  1. (archaic) this direction, this way
  2. (archaic) first-person pronoun: I, me; we, us
    Synonyms: (watakushi), 私共 (watakushidomo)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kana spelling of several terms.

NounEdit

こち (rōmaji kochi)

  1. , , 牛尾魚: flathead catfish
  2. 東風: east winds that blow in spring

Proper nounEdit

こち (rōmaji Kochi)

  1. 越智, 古知, 幸地, 小知, 小地, 東風: a surname
  2. 仔智: a female given name

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of こち – see the following entries.
故知
故智
故地
胡地
(This term, こち, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)

Old JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derived from (ko2, this, referring to object(s) near the speaker) +‎ (-ti, suffix indicating direction).

PronounEdit

こち (ko2ti)

  1. this direction, this way
    • 711712, Kojiki (poem 91)
      久佐加辨許知能夜麻登多多美許母弊具理能夜麻能...
      Kusakabe1 no2 ko2ti no2 yama to2 tatami1ko2mo2 Pe1guri-no2-yama no2...
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Japanese: こち (kochi)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

こち (*ko1ti)

  1. 東風: spring easterly