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[N]かた a person in polite way

かた is more polite way to say “a person” than ひと.

Another way to read this Kanji is ”ほう”.

ほう is used in sentences of comparison.

例 かれほうが(わたしより)上手じょうずです。

  He is better than me.

  富士山ふじさんの方が あのやまよりたかいです。 

  Mt. Fuji is higher than that mountain.

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