方向

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("place, region, direction") +  ("toward, direction").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

方向

  1. direction
  2. (figuratively, by extension) course, goal or trend of events

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 2
こう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

方向 (hiragana ほうこう, romaji hōkō)

  1. direction, heading
  2. course (in life etc.), goal

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.