かたkata

noun:

  • direction; way - also ほう
  • person; lady; gentleman - honorific language

noun / suffix noun:

  • method of; manner of; way of

suffix noun:

  • care of ...
  • person in charge of ... - also がた
  • side (e.g. "on my mother's side") - also がた

審判shinpannohouwoちらりとchirarito睨むniramuga審判shinpanha涼しいsuzushiikaoしてshite鼻クソhanaKUSOwoほじっていhojitteiやがったyagatta。「ちくしょうchikushou八百長yaochoukayo・・・」 I glared briefly in the referee's direction but he was putting on a calm face while picking his nose. "Dammit, the fight's a fixup!?"

グリーンGURIIN夫人fujinha私のwatashino子供たちkodomotachigautawo習っているnaratteiruhouですdesuga今度kondono日曜nichiyouni独唱会dokushoukaiwo開くhiraku予定yoteiですdesu Mrs. Green, from whom my children have lessons in singing, is to have a recital next Sunday.

そのsono少年shounenhaカーブKAABUno投げnagekatawo知っているshitteiru The boy knows how to throw a curve.

ほうhou

noun:

  • direction; way; side; area (in a particular direction)
  • side (of an argument, etc.); one's part
  • type; category
  • field (of study, etc.)
  • indicates one side of a comparison
  • way; method; manner; means
  • length (of each side of a square)

審判shinpannohouwoちらりとchirarito睨むniramuga審判shinpanha涼しいsuzushiikaoしてshite鼻クソhanaKUSOwoほじっていhojitteiやがったyagatta。「ちくしょうchikushou八百長yaochoukayo・・・」 I glared briefly in the referee's direction but he was putting on a calm face while picking his nose. "Dammit, the fight's a fixup!?"

グリーンGURIIN夫人fujinha私のwatashino子供たちkodomotachigautawo習っているnaratteiruhouですdesuga今度kondono日曜nichiyouni独唱会dokushoukaiwo開くhiraku予定yoteiですdesu Mrs. Green, from whom my children have lessons in singing, is to have a recital next Sunday.

ジョンJONnohouga二人noうちuchide背が高いsegatakai John is the taller of the two.

さまsama

suffix:

  • Mr.; Mrs.; Miss; Ms. - after a person's name (or position, etc.) - honorific language
  • makes words more polite (usu. in fixed expressions) - usu. after a noun or na-adjective prefixed with お- or ご- - polite language お粗末さまでした

noun:

  • state; situation; appearance

彼女kanojoha王女oujosamaになったninatta夢を見たyumewomita She dreamed that she was a princess.

どうもdoumogo親切shinsetsuさまsama That's very kind of you.

フラフラとFURAFURAto歩き回るarukimawaruyouhaあまりにamariniデンジャラスDENJARASUda The way she dizzily moves around is far too dangerous.

がたgata

suffix:

  • Sirs; Mesdames - pluralizing suffix - honorific language
  • around (the time that, etc.); about - also かた
hebee

noun:

  • surrounding area へ・べ - archaism
  • shore (of the sea) へ・べ

suffix:

  • suffix used as a rough indicator of location, direction, time, etc. - esp. え,べ

Kanji definition:

ホウHOUかたkata~かた kata~がた gata

direction; person; alternative

Strokes:
4
Radical:
方 way, direction
SKIP:
3-3-1
UTF:
65b9
JIS208:
42-93
Nanori:
からkaranaなたnataふさfusaまさmasaみちmichimowa
Hangul:
방 [bang]
Pinyin:
fāng
Stroke order:
Example words:
方向ほうこうhoukou
direction; orientation; bearing; way; / course (e.g. of action)
方針ほうしんhoushin
policy; plan; course; principle; objective; / magnetic needle
見方みかたmikata
viewpoint; point of view; / way of understanding; way of appreciating; how to look at something (e.g. noh, train schedule)
方法ほうほうhouhou
method; process; manner; way; means; technique
地方ちほうchihou
district; region; area; locality; / the country; countryside; the provinces; rural area

Partial results:

ほうほうhouhou

noun:

  • method; process; manner; way; means; technique

これkoregawatashiga英語eigowo勉強したbenkyoushita方法houhouda This is how I learned English.

ほうこうhoukou

noun:

  • direction; orientation; bearing; way
  • course (e.g. of action)

チーズCHIIZUnotanahaどちらdochirano方向houkouniありますarimasuka Which way is the cheese shelf?

かたがたkatagata

noun:

  • they (of people); gentlemen (of the ...) - honorific language
  • you (usu. plural) - honorific language

adverb:

  • various

貴社kishano社員shainno方々katagataniお会いoaiできdekiとてもtotemoうれしくureshiku思いましたomoimashita It was a great pleasure for me to meet many associates of your company.

ほうぼうhoubou

adverbial noun / noun:

  • here and there; this way and that way; everywhere; all over

観光kankou名所meishowoほうぼうhoubou訪ねtazune歩いたaruitaのでnodeすっかりsukkari疲れ果ててtsukarehateteしまったshimatta Visiting all the tourist sights really wore me out.

ほうしんhoushin

noun:

  • policy; plan; course; principle; objective
  • magnetic needle - orig. meaning 磁針

方針houshinha2つfutatsuno意見ikennomawoあれこれarekoretoぐらついたguratsuita The policy fluctuated between two opinions.

ほうめんhoumen

noun / suffix noun:

  • direction; district; area

noun:

  • field (e.g. of study); sphere; quarter; aspect; angle

台風taifuuha発達hattatsushiながらnagara九州kyuushuu方面houmenni向かっていますmukatteimasu The typhoon is gaining strength as it heads for Kyushu.

最近saikin医学igakuno方面houmendeどんどんdondonめざましいmezamashii進歩shinpogaみられるmirareru Rapid and remarkable advances have been made in medicine.

ほうげんhougen

noun / ~の noun:

  • dialect - Linguistics term

いわゆるiwayuru標準hyoujun英語eigoとはtoha世界中sekaijuude話されているhanasareteiru数多いkazuooi方言hougennoうちのuchino1つhitotsuniすぎないsuginai What we call 'Standard English' is only one of the many dialects spoken all over the world.

ほうていしきhouteishiki

noun:

  • equation; formula
  • method for solving a problem; set way of achieving a particular result

微分bibun方程式houteishikiwo解くtokuというtoiunohaそれsorewo満足manzokuするsuruようyouna関数kansuuwo見つけ出すmitsukedasuというtoiuことkotoda Resolving a differential equation means finding the functions that satisfies it.

ほうそくhousoku

noun:

  • law; rule

あらゆるarayuruものmonoha自然shizenno法則housokuwo受けているuketeiru Everything is subject to the laws of nature.

ほうがくhougaku

noun:

  • direction; way
  • point of the compass; cardinal direction; bearing 方位
  • method; means; approach

そのsono物体buttaiha光を放ちhikariwohanachiながらnagaraminamino方角hougakuhe飛んでtonde行ったitta The object flew away to the south, giving out flashes of light.

ほうしきhoushiki

noun:

  • form; method; system; formula

kareha新しいatarashii方式houshikiwo編み出したamidashita He worked out a new formula.

ほうさくhousaku

noun:

  • plan; policy

政府seifuha国内産業kokunaisangyou振興shinkouno方策housakuwo講じたkoujita The government has taken measures to promote domestic industry.

ほういhoui

noun:

  • bearing; heading; point of the compass

日本nipponhazen方位houiwoumini囲まkakomaretakunida Japan is a country that is completely surrounded by oceans.

ほうがよいhougayoi Inflection

expression / adjective:

  • had better ... - after past tense verb
  • had better not ... - after negative verb した方がいい
ほうほうろんhouhouron

noun:

  • methodology

ここkokoにおいてnioite著者choshaたちtachiha方法論houhouronno中心的なchuushintekina問題mondaini言及genkyuuしているshiteiru Here the authors touch on the central methodological issue.

ほうがいいhougaii Inflection

expression / ~よい adjective:

  • had better - after past tense verb
  • had better not - after negative verb

労働組合roudoukumiaini加わらないkuwawaranaiくらいならkurainaraくびになるkubininaruほうがいいhougaiito不満fumanwoいだいているidaiteiru労働者roudoushahaいったitta "I'd rather get the sack than not join the labour union," said the disgruntled worker.

ほうこうおんちhoukouonchi

noun:

  • (person with) no sense of direction; poor sense of locality

kimiha方向音痴houkouonchida You have no sense of direction.

便ほうべんhouben

noun:

  • expedient; means; instrument
  • upaya (skillful means, methods of teaching) - Buddhism term

そのsono会社kaishanokabuno仕手戦shitesenha倒産tousanno危機kikiga差し迫っているsashisematteiruことkotowo隠すkakusu方便houbenniすぎなかったsuginakatta The big promotion of that company's stock was just a cover-up to hide their impending bankruptcy.

ほうけいhoukei

noun / ~の noun:

  • square
ほうじょうhoujou

noun:

  • square jo (approx. 10 sq feet)
  • abbot's chamber - Buddhism term
  • chief priest
はこぶねhakobune

noun:

  • ark (i.e. Noah's)
ほうがマシhougaMASHIほうがましhougamashi

expression:

  • I would rather; I would as lief do; strong preference
ほうづえhouzue

noun:

  • brace (in construction); angle brace
ほういじしんhouijishin

noun:

ほうがきhougaki

noun:

  • document containing instructions
  • prescription - Medicine term

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