Meaning

Primary

Self Study

Alternative

Self Education

Word Type

noun, する verb, の adjective

Explanation

You are alone in your study. You are studying on your own. This is self study.

Reading

どくがく
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

Context Sentences

インターネットの普及によって、独学で外国語を勉強することは昔よりもずっと簡単になった。

Due to the spread of the Internet, it’s become much easier to learn other languages through self-study nowadays.

Kanji Composition