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一方, いっぽう
1. one (esp. of two), the other, one way, the other way, one direction, the other direction, one side, the other side, one party, the other party
Conjunction, See 他方・2
2. on the one hand, on the other hand
3. whereas, although, but at the same time, meanwhile, in turn
Noun, used as a suffix, Adverb, after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb
4. just keeps, being inclined to ..., tending to be ..., tending to do ..., continuously ..., just keeps on ...ing, only
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一方, ひとかた
Honorific or respectful
1. one person
NA-adjective, often in negative form
2. ordinary, common
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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Takes suru
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1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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