Meaning

Primary

Hot Weather

Alternative

Hot

Word Type

い adjective

Explanation

This is the adjective form of hot... but we're going to call it hot weather. Why? Because there's a difference between something that's hot and the weather or atmosphere being hot. This is that kind of hot, as in..."Damn, man, it's hot out here!"

Reading

あつい
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This uses the same reading as the one you learned with the kanji, so you're good to go here!

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 暑い〜
  • 〜は暑い

Common Word Combinations

  • 暑い時間
    hot time
    暑い日
    hot day
    暑い夏
    hot summer
  • 夏は暑い
    summer is hot
    今日は暑い
    it's hot today
    外は暑い
    it's hot outside

Context Sentences

暑すぎてとけそう。

It's so hot I'm about to melt.

日本では、このところ暑い日がつづいています。

It has been hot these days in Japan.

クソ暑いし蒸し蒸しするしたまんねぇな!この暑さでは寝られないよ。プールに行こうぜ!

It’s too hot and humid! I can’t sleep in this heat. Let’s go to the pool!

Kanji Composition