See also: 比方

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see the following entry.
こちら
[pronoun] this direction, this way
[pronoun] this person; I, me, we us
[pronoun] this thing
(This term, 此方, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Usage notesEdit

The kanji spelling is an example of jukujikun (熟字訓), literally “this + direction; person”, and is rarely used.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see the following entry.
こっち
[pronoun] (informal) this direction, this way
[pronoun] (informal) this person; I, me, we us
[pronoun] (informal) this thing
(This term, 此方, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see the following entry.
こち
[pronoun] (archaic) this direction, this way
[pronoun] (archaic) first-person pronoun: I, me; we, us
(This term, 此方, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see the following entry.
こなた
[pronoun] (archaic) this way, here
[pronoun] (archaic) the person in question, he, she, him, her
[pronoun] (archaic) since (a time in the past), prior to (a time in the future)
[pronoun] (archaic) first-person pronoun: I, me, we, us
[pronoun] (archaic) second-person pronoun: you
(This term, 此方, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 5Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see the following entry.
こんた
[pronoun] [1780–???] (archaic, possibly obsolete) second-person address: you
(This term, 此方, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)