一方, いっぽう

  • ippō
JLPT 3

Definition of 一方,いっぽう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • one (esp. of two)
  • the other
  • one way
  • the other way
  • one direction
  • the other direction
  • one side
  • the other side
  • one party
  • the other party

conjunction

  • on the one hand
  • on the other hand

  • whereas
  • although
  • but at the same time
  • meanwhile
  • in turn

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun, used as a suffix

  • (after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb) just keeps
  • being inclined to ...
  • tending to be ...
  • tending to do ...
  • continuously ...
  • just keeps on ...ing
  • only

Related Kanji

one, one radical (no.1)
direction, person, alternative

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Examples of 一方,いっぽう in a Sentence

しかし、その一方ラテン語はそのときまでに「死語となっていた
But, then again, Latin was already a "dead language" by that time.
英語関係見つけると、次々に買ってしまって読まずにいるのたまる一方す。
I always buy the English-language books I come across at bookstores. But since I never read them, all they do is pile up.
The floor was painted green, while the walls were yellow.
On the other hand we learned a great deal from the experience.
This room is my bedroom, and the other one is my office.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
コイン一方は「もう一方は「」と呼ばれる
One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'.
その辞書うちどちらか一方使いなさい
You may use either of the dictionaries.
コイン一方は「もう一方は「」と呼ばれる
One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'.
In the Greek football game, the players on one team tried to carry a ball across a line in the other team's territory.

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