此方, こちら, こっち, こち

  • kochira,kotchi,kochi
JLPT 5

Definition of 此方,こちら,こっち,こち

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker)
  • this direction

  • here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)

  • this one (something physically close to the speaker)

pronoun, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • I
  • me
  • we
  • us

  • this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)

Related Kanji

this, current, next, coming, last, past
direction, person, alternative

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Examples of 此方,こちら,こっち,こち in a Sentence

こちらへやってくる少年とそのごらんなさい。
Look at the boy and his dog that are coming this way.
こちらアヤ、こちらアヤ、応答お願いします
This is Aya, this is Aya. Please respond.
こちらへ取ってもらえます
Could you pass me the salt, please?
This costs more than that.
叔母さん、こちらはトムです
Aunt, this is Tom.
彼女は冷たくじろりとこちらにらんだ
She gave me the fish eye.
彼女にこちらへ来た
She came across to speak to me.
こちら出でのは、どうぞ立ち寄りください
Please drop in when you come this way.
薬局にはこちらから連絡しておきます。
We'll give your pharmacy a call.
She therefore came up on this side, opened her own window and tapped her horn lightly to draw attention to the fact that she was there.

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