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Noun (futsuumeishi)
direction, way, compass pointcoté, directionHimmelsrichtung, Richtung, Orientierung

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

ON: カクKUN: かど, つの
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers

Example sentences
その物体は光を放ちながら南の方角へ飛んで行った。Parts: 其の (その), 物体 (ぶったい), 光を放つ (ひかりをはなつ), 乍ら (ながら), (みなみ), 方角 (ほうがく), 飛ぶ (とぶ), 行く (いく)The object flew away to the south, giving out flashes of light.

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