Meaning

Primary

Drinking Party

Word Type

noun

Explanation

You know that 飲む is drink, so this has to do with drinking. Also, means meet, so when you meet to drink you're getting together with others to drink. It's a drinking party!

Reading

のみかい
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The readings come from the 飲む vocabulary word and the regular kanji reading for . Hopefully you know both of those by now so you can apply them to the reading of this word, too!

Context

Pattern of Use

Common Word Combinations

  • 飲み会に出る

    to attend the drinking party

    飲み会にいる

    to be at the drinking party

    飲み会に行く

    to go to the drinking party

Context Sentences

トーフグの飲み会はとても楽しいですよ!

Tofugu's drinking parties are so fun!

飲み会で一気飲みを強要するのはアルハラだよ。

Forcing someone to chug a drink at a drinking party is alcohol harassment.

うちの親が飲み会には行っちゃダメだって言うんだよね。お袋が飲み会には行っちゃダメだって言うんだよね。

My parents say that I can’t go to the drinking party.

Kanji Composition