Meaning

Primary

Writing

Alternatives

Article, Sentence, Composition

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The writing chapter on its own is more like an article or something like that. Even if it's a sentence long. So it covers just about every type of writing there is.

Reading

ぶんしょう
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

  • 文章を〜
  • 文章に〜
  • 〜の文章

Common Word Combinations

  • 文章を読む
    to read text
    文章を見る
    to look at the writing
    文章を作る
    to write a composition
  • 文章になる
    to become a sentence
    文章にまとめる
    to put into writing
    文章にする
    to make into a sentence
  • 全ての文章
    all sentences
    次の文章
    the next sentence, the next text
    自分の文章
    one's own writing

Context Sentences

この文章をかいたのはだれですか?

Who wrote this article?

コウイチは文章が本当に上手だ。

Koichi is such a good writer.

私は、村上春樹の気障で気取った文章があまり好きではありません。

I don’t like Haruki Murakami’s cheesy, pompous writing style very much.

Kanji Composition