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, へん
1. area, vicinity, region
Mathematics term
2. side, edge
3. circumstances
正方形には四つの辺がある。
, 方, へ, べ, え
Only へ, Only べ, Archaism
1. surrounding area
2. shore (of the sea)
Suffix, esp. え,べ
3. suffix used as a rough indicator of location, direction, time, etc.
正方形には四つの辺がある。
ほとり, , 畔,
Usually in kana
side (esp. of a waterbody), edge, bank, shore
正方形には四つの辺がある。
, , わたり
Archaism
neighbourhood, vicinity, nearby
彼の家は4番街のあたりにある。
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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