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一方, いっぽう

  • ippō


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • 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


adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun, used as a suffix

  • (after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb) just keeps
  • being inclined to ...
  • tending to be ...
  • tending to do ...
  • continuously ...
  • just keeps on
  • only

Examples of 一方,いっぽう in a Sentence

But, then again, Latin was already a "dead language" by that time.
I always buy the English-language books I come across at bookstores. But since I never read them, all they do is pile up.
The floor was painted green, while the walls were yellow.
On the other hand we learned a great deal from the experience.
This room is my bedroom, and the other one is my office.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'.
You may use either of the dictionaries.
One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'.
In the Greek football game, the players on one team tried to carry a ball across a line in the other team's territory.

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