Meaning

Primary

Second Floor

Alternatives

Floor Two, Second Story

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The two floor is the second floor. Going up!

Reading

にかい
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 二階の〜
  • 二階に〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 二階の部屋
    the room on the second floor
    二階のトイレ
    the toilet on the second floor
    二階の人
    the person on the second floor
  • 二階にある
    to be on the second floor
    二階に行く
    to go to the second floor
    二階にいる
    to be on the second floor

Context Sentences

歯医者さんなら、このビルの二階にあります。

The dentist is on the second floor of this building.

二階だてのマイホームを買いました。

We bought a second story home.

毎日午後に二階にある同じ教室に行って、英語を二時間教えます。

Every afternoon I go to the same classroom on the second floor and teach two hours of English.

Kanji Composition