Meaning

Primary

Last Train

Alternative

The Last Train

Word Type

noun

Explanation

We've seen a few times where refers to a train. They're big deals, after all, and use a ton of electricity. So, the end train for this word would refer to the last train.

Reading

しゅうでん
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

Patterns of Use

  • 終電を〜
  • 終電で〜
  • 終電に〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 終電をのがす
    to miss the last train
    終電を待つ
    to wait for the last train
    終電をやりすごす
    to miss the last train, to let the last train go by
  • 終電で行く
    to go by the last train
    終電でかえる
    to return by the last train
    終電でもどる
    to return by the last train
  • 終電になる
    to become the last train of the day
    終電に乗る
    to catch the last train
    終電に乗れる
    able to catch the last train

Context Sentences

終電、何時だっけ?

What time was the last train?

もうすぐ終電だから、そろそろかえらなきゃ。

I've gotta go because it's almost time for the last train.

「もし終電に乗り遅れたら、いつでも電話してくれていいよ。」「有難う。覚えておくよ。」

"If you ever miss the last train, you can always call me." "Thanks, I’ll keep that in mind."

Kanji Composition