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Noun (futsuumeishi)
also ほう
direction, way

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
person, lady, gentleman

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Noun, used as a suffix
method of, manner of, way of

Noun, used as a suffix
care of ...

Noun, used as a suffix
also がた
person in charge of ...

Noun, used as a suffix
also がた
side (e.g. "on my mother's side")

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

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 0022.2

Parts: 其の (その) 少年 (しょうねん) カーブ 投げる (なげる) (かた) 知る (しる)
The boy knows how to throw a curve.

Parts: 夫人 (ふじん) (わたし) 子供たち (こどもたち) (うた) 習う (ならう) (かた) 今度 (こんど) 日曜 (にちよう) 独唱会 (どくしょうかい) 開く (ひらく) 予定 (よてい)
Mrs. Green, from whom my children have lessons in singing, is to have a recital next Sunday.

Parts: (ほう) 二人 (ふたり) (うち) 背が高い (せがたかい)

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