Jisho

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Noun
1. this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker); this directionUsually written using kana alone, See also 何方 どちら, See also 其方, See also 彼方 あちら
  • こちら
  • やってくる
  • しょうねん少年
  • その
  • いぬ
  • ごらんなさい
  • Look at the boy and his dog that are coming this way.
2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
  • しお
  • こちら
  • 取って
  • もらえます
  • Could you pass me the salt, please?
3. this one (something physically close to the speaker)
  • こちら
  • ほう
  • こちら
  • より
  • ねだん値段
  • たか高い
  • This costs more than that.
Pronoun, No-adjective
4. I; me; we; us
  • こちら
  • アヤ、
  • こちら
  • アヤ、
  • おうとう応答
  • おねがお願いします
  • This is Aya, this is Aya. Please respond.
5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
  • 叔母さん
  • こちら
  • トム
  • きみ
  • です
  • Aunt, this is Tom.
Other forms
此方 【こっち】此方 【こち】
Notes
こち: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.

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