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〜反面
hanmen
JLPT N3
Edit  PaulO, Krishna
〜はんめん
Meaning
on the other hand
the reverse
Edit  PaulO, Krishna
Formation
See also
Phrases
そのはんめん
on the other hand
Edit  #4965 PaulO
ふつうけいはやさしいはんめん、いやしいところもある。
My older brother is usually kind, but on the other hand he can be mean.
Edit  #4966 PaulO
そのしごとはじゅうぶんにおかねになるが、そのはんめん1にちに12じかんはたらかなくてはならない。
The job pays well, but on the other hand I have to work twelve hours a day.
Edit  #4967 PaulO
このぬのはみずにつよいはんめんねつにはよわい
This cloth is strong in water on the other hand, is vulnerable to heat.
Edit  #7158 sureshnihon
インターネットはこどもにとってやくにたつがくしゅうツールだが、はんめん、しっかりそのつかいかたをしどうしないこどもがポルノやあわのがぞうにかんたんにせっしてしまうことになりかねない。
The internet is a useful learning tool for children. On the other hand, it can expose them to pornographic or violent images if they are allowed to use it unsupervised.
Edit  #8176 karekano
Discussion and comments
反面教師 (はんめんきょうし) means "a person who serves as an example of how not to behave"
PaulO
#4967 For me, the words after その仕事は look garbled.
Miki
Thanks Miki-san. It should be okay now.
PaulO
Yes. It looks ok now.
Miki
So what would be the difference between this and 一方で? I noticed that the latter is used in writing a lot, can this be used in conversation?
Grant
反面 is used in situations where you talk about one attribute and then another that's most likely be an opposite of the first mentioned attribute. #4966 is a good example of that.
bamboo4
you mention this grammar point to be related to peoples attributes but can #4967 be used with 一方で(いっぽうで)? Or is 反面 not used just for attributes?
timmy43