Meaning

Primary

Open For Business

Word Type

noun

Explanation

営業 means running a business. You're in the middle of running a business, which means you're open for business (otherwise you wouldn't be in the middle of running it, you'd be at the beginning or something).

Reading

えいぎょうちゅう
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. Will help to know 営業 first.

Context

Context Sentences

営業中に電話しないでって言ったじゃない。

I asked you not to call me when the shop is open.

Kanji Composition