noun, verbal noun
The sound reading. What could this be...? Wait a sec, think to Japanese and kanji. What's the reading that uses sounds from another place, specifically China? That's the Chinese reading, aka the on'yomi. Sounds familiar?
The reading for 音 is the 音読み. 読み uses the kun'yomi, though, strangely. Way to mess up the one word that should be all on'yomi, Japan. Way. To. Go.
a kanji's Chinese reading
a character's Chinese reading
two Chinese readings
What was the on'yomi for this kanji again?
We usually read place names that we see for the first time with on'yomi.
What’s the difference between the Chinese reading and the Japanese reading in the Japanese language?