Meaning

Primary

Vending Machine

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Remember the super long vending machine that is 自動販売機? This is a shorter easier to remember and say version. Basically every other kanji is removed, making it 自販機.

Reading

じはんき
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. It will also help if you know 自動販売機 already.

Context

Context Sentences

父親が誕生日に自販機をプレゼントしてくれた。

My father gave me a vending machine as a birthday present.

Kanji Composition