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Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)

May take the particle 'no'
this persondieser Herr, diese Dame, seitdem, seit

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

ON: KUN: これ, この, ここ
this, current, next, coming, last, past

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

Example sentences
私は生まれてこの方同じ隣人で、この一画に住んでいます。Parts: (わたし), 生まれる (うまれる), この方 (このかた), 同じ (おなじ), 隣人 (りんじん), 此の (この), 一画 (いっかく), 住む (すむ)I have lived on this block, and next to the same neighbor, all my life.

この方を玄関まで御案内しなさい。Parts: この方 (このかた), 玄関 (げんかん), (まで), (ご), 案内 (あんない), なさいShow this gentleman to the front door.

この方がまだしもあれよりよい。Parts: この方 (このほう), 未だしも (まだしも), (あれ), より, 良い (よい)This would be better than that.

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