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北方
Readings

hoppou
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
the north, northward, northern direction

Noun (futsuumeishi)
northern part (e.g. of a country), northern district

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Kanjis
ON: ホク KUN: きた
north

Stroke: 5 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-3-2 FC: 1111.1


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


Phrases
北海道は仙台の北方にある。
Parts: 北海道 (ほっかいどう) 北方 (ほっぽう) 有る (ある)
Hokkaido is to the north of Sendai.