こちら

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Alternative spelling 此方

Etymology[edit]

From こち (kochi, this direction (or person)) +‎ (-ra, suffix of rough indication or approximation).

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Pronoun[edit]

こちら (rōmaji kochira)

  1. this direction, this way
  2. this person; I, me, we us
  3. this thing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9