Meaning

Primary

Method

Alternative

Way

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The way method or the method way is the method or way. This is a good word for talking about how to do something. What's the 方法? Well, first you...

Reading

ほうほう
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

  • 方法を〜
  • 〜方法
  • 〜の方法
  • 方法が〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 方法を考える
    to think of a way to do something
    方法を知る
    to learn how to do something, to know how to do something
    方法を教える
    to teach how to do something
  • 勉強方法
    the way to study
    計算方法
    the way to calculate something
    使用方法
    the ways in which something should be used
  • 次の方法
    the next method
    一つの方法
    one method
    他の方法
    another method
  • 方法が分かる
    to understand how to do something
    方法がちがう
    the method is different
    方法がある
    there is a method

Context Sentences

ビエトには、その方法はきかないっていうか、むしろぎゃくこうかですよ。

That method doesn't work on Viet. It actually works the other way around.

赤ちゃんをぐっすりベッドでねむらせる方法が知りたいです。

I want to know the way to make a baby sleep very well in a bed.

シャーロック・ホームズって、古びた犯罪調査方法を使っているよね?

Sherlock Holmes has an old method of investigating crimes, doesn’t he?

Kanji Composition