Meaning

Primary

Soon

Alternatives

In A Few Days, Coming Days

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The near day is a day coming very soon. It's a day coming in a few days or in the coming days.

In other words, you wouldn't use this word for something that's going to happen in a few minutes, or a few months.

Reading

きんじつ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. Since has two on'yomi readings, here's a mnemonic to help you remember which one to use:

Soon, the place where you live will have two kings. Gee, two (きんじつ) of them? Yep, yours is the first country ever to have two kings.

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 近日〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 近日中
    coming soon
    近日スタート
    starting soon
    近日オープン
    opening soon

Context Sentences

このゲームは、近日はつばいよていです。

This game is scheduled to be released soon.

田中さんがたのしみにしていたえいがが、ついに近日こうかいします。

The movie Mr. Tanaka was looking forward to will finally be released in a few days.

近日中にお会いして、ネットで見たことを一緒に語り合いましょう。

Let’s hang out in person soon and talk about things we saw online.

Kanji Composition