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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

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

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 at こっち.
こっち【此方】
[pronoun](informal) this direction, this way
[pronoun](informal) this person; I, me, we us
[pronoun](informal) this thing
(This term, 此方, is a kanji spelling of こっち.)

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

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

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see the following entry at こなた.
こなた【此方】
[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 a kanji spelling of こなた.)

Etymology 5Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
Grade: 2
kun’yomi Irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 此方 – see こんた.
(This term, 此方, is a kanji spelling of こんた.)