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こちら, 此方, こっち, こち
See 何方・どちら・1, See 其方・1, See 彼方・あちら・1, Usually in kana
1. this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction
2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
3. this one (something physically close to the speaker)
Pronoun
4. I, me, we, us
5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
叔母さん、こちらはトム君です。
忽地, こっち
Adverb, Obscure term
suddenly, abruptly, unexpectedly
Particle
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
Conjunction
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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