彼方

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ちら
Grade: 2
kun’yomi irregular
Alternative spelling
あちら

From archaic あち (achi) + () (ra, about; around; approximately).

Pronoun[edit]

()(ちら) (achira

  1. there/that place or something over there/in that place
    (みな)さまあちらごらんください
    mina sama, achira o goran kudasai
    Everybody, please look in that direction.
  2. (polite) that person
    あちら(とう)さまです
    achira ga otōsama desu ka
    Is that you father? (polite)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The hiragana spelling (あちら) is preferred to the kanji spelling (彼方), which is rarely used.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2
irregular

Pronoun[edit]

彼方(かなた) (kanata

  1. the other, the other side
    彼方(かなた)(かみ)、クルフィックス
    Kanata no Kami, Kurufikkusu
    Kruphix, God of Horizons
  2. that way; over there, far away, in the distance
Alternative forms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
なた
Grade: 2
kun’yomi irregular
For pronunciation and definitions of 彼方 – see the following entry.
あなた
[pronoun] 貴方, 彼方: (uncommon) that person (far from both speaker and listener)
[pronoun] 彼方: (uncommon) that direction, that side, that place (far from both speaker and listener)
Alternative spellings
貴方, 彼方
(This term, 彼方, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)