4 strokes

direction, person, alternative

Kunかた、-かた、-がた
Onホウ

Radicals

Common words

  • 方向ほうこう
    direction, orientation, bearing, way, course (e.g. of action)
  • 地方ちほう
    district, region, area, locality, the country, countryside, the provinces, rural area, civilian society
  • 見方みかた
    viewpoint, point of view, way of looking (at something), view, angle, way of appreciating (e.g. opera), way of understanding, how to read (a map, train timetable, etc.)
  • 方針ほうしん
    policy, course, plan (of action), principle, magnetic needle
  • 方法ほうほう
    method, process, manner, way, means, technique
  • 一方いっぽう
    one (esp. of two), the other, one way, the other way, one direction, the other direction, one side, the other side, one party, the other party, on the one hand, on the other hand, whereas, although, but at the same time, meanwhile, in turn, just keeps, being inclined to ..., tending to be ..., tending to do ..., continuously ..., just keeps on ...ing, only
  • 行方ゆくえ
    (one's) whereabouts, destination, where one is headed, outcome, course (of events), development, direction, tide, future, journey ahead
  • 北方ほっぽう
    the north, northward, northern direction, northern part (e.g. of a country), northern district
  • 方式ほうしき
    form, method, system, formula
  • 考え方かんがえかた
    way of thinking
  • 双方そうほう
    both parties, both sides
  • 仕方しかた
    way, method, means, resource, course
  • 方面ほうめん
    direction, district, area, field (e.g. of study), sphere, quarter, aspect, angle
  • 方々かたがた
    people, (all) persons, everyone, ladies and gentlemen, you (usu. plural)
  • 両方りょうほう
    both, both sides, both parties
  • 夕方ゆうがた
    evening, dusk
  • 後方こうほう
    behind, in the rear, in back
  • 使い方つかいかた
    way of using (something), way to use, how to use, usage, use, way of handling (employees, subordinates, etc.), way of treating, treatment, management
  • 味方みかた
    friend, ally, supporter, taking sides (with), supporting, standing by, backing up
  • 言い方いいかた
    way of saying (something), way of putting it, wording, phrasing, language, expression