こっち

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See also: こつち and ごっち

Japanese[edit]

Alternative spelling
此方

Etymology[edit]

Shift from archaic pronoun こち (kochi).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

こっち (kotchi

  1. (informal) this direction, this way
    そこ(まえ)こっちこい
    Soko no omae, kotchi koi.
    Hey, you, come here.
  2. (informal) this person; I, me, we us
    こっち()たいぐらいだ。
    Kotchi ga kikitai gurai da.
    That's what I want to know too.
  3. (informal) this thing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN