Meaning

Primary

Beverage

Alternative

Drink

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A thing you drink is a beverage.

Reading

のみもの
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

These are both the kun'yomi readings. You've learned them already, so you already know how to read this word!

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 〜飲み物
  • 飲み物を〜

Common Word Combinations

  • あまい飲み物
    a sweet beverage
    温かい飲み物
    a warm beverage
    おいしい飲み物
    a delicious beverage
  • 飲み物を用意する
    to prepare a beverage
    飲み物を買う
    to buy a beverage
    飲み物を飲む
    to drink a beverage

Context Sentences

コウイチの飲んでいる飲み物は何ですか?

What's the drink that Koichi's drinking?

にんしん中は、アルコールをふくんだ飲み物は飲んではいけない。

Beverages containing alcohol shouldn't be drunk during pregnancy.

「何か冷たい飲み物はいかがですか?」「それでは、牛乳パックを二本頂けますか?」

"Would you like something cold to drink?" "Well then, could I have two cartons of milk?"

Kanji Composition