Meaning

Primary

Field

Alternatives

Field Of Rice, Field Of Crops

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A rice paddy field. You'd think this would refer only to a rice field, but it actually refers to other types of fields too, making this word simply field. I guess that shows how important rice is, because if a field isn't growing rice, it ain't no field o' mine.

Reading

たはた
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The readings come from what you learned with the kanji. uses the shorter はた reading that you learned.

Context

Context Sentences

今時田畑を機械を使わずに耕すなんて、時間の無駄だよ。

Nowadays ploughing fields without any machinery is a waste of time.

Kanji Composition