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彼方
Readings

achira

acchi
あち
achi

Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
English
Pronoun
See also: 何方・どちら・1
See also: 此方・こちら・1
See also: 其方・1
Usually written using kana alone
that way (direction distant from both speaker and listener), over there, yonder

Pronoun
that one (something physically distant from both speaker and listener, or something not visible but known by both speaker and listener), that

Pronoun
あちら is polite
that person (someone physically distant from both speaker and listener, or someone not present but known by both speaker and listener)

Pronoun
there (place distant from both speaker and listener), over there, foreign country (esp. a Western nation)

Kanjis
ON: KUN: かれ, かの, か.の
he, that, the

Stroke: 8 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-5 FC: 2424.4


ON: ホウ KUN: かた, -かた, -がた
direction, person, alternative

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 0022.2


Phrases
あちらに着いたら手紙をください。
Parts: 彼方 (あちら) 着く (つく) 手紙 (てがみ) 下さい (ください)
Please write to me when you get there.

その船は、水平線のかなたに消えた。
Parts: 其の (その) (ふね) 水平線 (すいへいせん) 彼方 (かなた) 消える (きえる)
The ship disappeared beyond the horizon.

あちらが私の待っていた人です。
Parts: 彼方 (あちら) (わたし) 待つ (まつ) (ひと)
Over there is the person I've been waiting for.
That's the person I've been waiting for.

こちらはあちらに比べれば全く原始的だった。
Parts: 此方 (こちら) 彼方 (あちら) 比べる (くらべる) 全く (まったく) 原始的 (げんしてき)
This was quite primitive compared to that.

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