Meaning

Primary

Library

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A public building where written things are all diagramed out in a way that lets you find said written things? That sounds like a library to me!

Reading

としょかん
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The 書館 part should be readable by you, but it's the that's troublesome with an alternate reading from the one you learned. Imagine yourself at the library. You check out every single book you can about the human toe (). You have a giant stack of books on it, then you drop it... ironically on your toe. You decide to show Khan (your buddy) your smashed toe.

Context

Context Sentences

図書館から、電子書せきをかりることもできるって知っていましたか。

Did you know that you can even borrow ebooks from the library?

この図書館のトイレは、ここを真っ直ぐ行ったところの一番おくにあります。

If you go straight, you'll see the library's bathroom at the end of this aisle ahead.

「年末年始のお休みいつからいつまでなの?一緒に図書館に行こうよ。」「十二月三十日から五日間だけど、図書館も閉まってるはずだよ。」

"When is your New Year's vacation? I want to go to the library with you." "I have five days off starting December 30th, but I’m afraid the library will be closed too."

Kanji Composition