Meaning

Primary

Chapter Two

Alternative

Second Chapter

Word Type

noun, の adjective

Explanation

The ordinal number prefix two chapter has a much simpler way of describing it, which is chapter two.

Reading

だいにしょう
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

Pattern of Use

  • 第二章を〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 第二章を考える
    to think of the second chapter
    第二章を読む
    to read the second chapter
    第二章を作る
    to write the second chapter

Context Sentences

第一章はおもしろかったけど、第二章はいまいちだった。

Chapter one was good, but two was meh.

人生の第二章のまく開けですね。

This is gonna be the second chapter of your life, yeah?

まじで?君もその本読んでるの?俺、昨日ちょうど第二章読み終わったところなんだけど。もしそれより先に進んでるなら、何も言わないでね。

No way! Are you reading that book too? I’ve just finished chapter two. Don’t tell me anything if you’re farther than me.

Kanji Composition