Meaning

Primary

Shopping District

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A merchandise shop street is a street with all kinds of shops and merchandise on it. Sounds like a lot of shopping goes on here in this shopping district!

Reading

しょうてんがい
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

Context Sentences

私の弟は正真正銘の馬鹿だよ。昨日、鼻で牛乳を飲んでみたかったみたいで、商店街に牛乳を買いに行ったんだけど、そこで道に迷って結局牛乳買わずじまいだったんだから。

My brother is a complete moron. Yesterday, he went out to get some milk in the shopping district so he could try and drink milk with his nose, but he got lost there and ended up not buying it.

Kanji Composition