Grammar detail: て form + このかた

て form + このかた  since ~
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verb て form
since ~
. It is often used as part of the set phrase
まれてこのかた, 'in all my life', 'since I was born', 'as long as I've lived' etc.
このかた can also be written この方 and (more rarely) 此の方.

I had the feeling I'd not had such a nonsensical day in all my life.
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Kanji used in this grammar

セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
ホウ   かた way, direction   
シ   これ    この this   ここ here   
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ム   ブ   な not   
イ    idea   
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ミ   あじ taste   あじわう to taste   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
キ   ケ    spirit   
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