Meaning

Primary

Syncing

Alternative

Synchronizing

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Something is making one thing the same as another inside a period of time. You'll see this word on computer-ish things a lot. This is syncing.

Reading

どうきちゅう
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

  • 〜を同期中
  • 〜の同期中

Common Word Combinations

  • データを同期中
    syncing data
    ファイルを同期中
    syncing the file
    ライブラリを同期中
    syncing the library
  • データの同期中
    while the data is syncing
    メールの同期中
    while the mail is syncing
    ファイルの同期中
    while the file is syncing

Context Sentences

iPhone同期中に電源が切れて軽くあせった。

When I was syncing my iPhone, it turned off and I was a little freaked out.

Dropbox、いつも写しん同期中にフリーズしてしまうのはなぜ。

I wonder why Dropbox always freezes while syncing photos.

たぶんもうすぐ反映されると思う。私のエバーノート今同期中だし。

It will probably show up soon. My Evernote is syncing right now.

Kanji Composition