Meaning

Primary

Sleeping Pills

Alternatives

Sleeping Drugs, Sleeping Medicine

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Sleepy sleep medicine is sleeping pills. Don't take too many or you might get addicted.

Reading

すいみんやく
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

さっき飲んだ睡眠薬のせいで、手足が思うように動かないんだけど。

I’m so uncoordinated right now because of the sleeping pill I took.

Kanji Composition