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Demonstrative words

Demonstrative pronouns こちら、そちら、あちら. Question どちら.

koсhira,sochira,achira are polite forms of koko,soko,asoko, but with particle に it can be used to describe direction (koko, soko, asoko can’t be used to describe direction) :

こちら(kochira)-here(polite), this way

そちら(sochira)- there(polite), that way

あちら(achira)-over there(polite), that way over there

どちら(dochira)-where?(polite), which way?

 

こちら は わたし の せんせい です。

(Kochira wa watashi no sensei desu)

Here is my teacher.

 

タワー は あちら に です。

(tawaa wa achira ni desu)

The tower is that way over there.

 

わたし の うち は そちら に です。

(watashi no uchi wa sochira ni desu)

My house is that way.