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

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

Context Sentences

弟には文章を読むエクササイズが必要です。

My brother needs an exercise to read sentences.

コウイチは文章が本当に上手だ。

Koichi is such a good writer.

村上春樹の文章って少し気取った感じがするんだよね。

Haruki Murakami's writing style feels a bit pompous.

Kanji Composition