Meaning

Primary

Summon

Alternative

Summons

Word Type

noun, verbal noun, の adjective

Explanation

If you try to call upon someone by screaming for them, you're probably trying to summon them. It's a little bit more serious than just calling them over casually. Maybe you're summoning someone to court, or summoning a magical creature in a video game. Pretty serious stuff.

Reading

しょうかん
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

魔法使いを召喚しました。

I summoned a magician.

Kanji Composition