Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 方面(ほうめん) in Japanese

方面
JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ほうめん
Romaji
hōmen
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    direction; district; area
    Example sentence
    台風発達ながら九州方面向かっています The typhoon is gaining strength as it heads for Kyushu.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    field (e.g. of study)
    Example sentence
    最近医学方面どんどんめざましい進歩がみられる。 Rapid and remarkable advances have been made in medicine.

Examples of 方面, ほうめん in a sentence



Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

9 strokes

mask, face, features, surface

On'Yomi: メン, ベン

Kun'Yomi: おも, おもて, つら

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JLPT 4

4 strokes

direction, person, alternative

On'Yomi: ホウ

Kun'Yomi: かた, -かた, -がた

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