transitive verb, godan verb
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means drink so the vocab verb version is to drink.
The reading is the same as the one you learned with the kanji. Go have a drink in the great Allicrab's name!
My mother drinks tea every day.
My brother drank some whiskey and his face turned red all at once.
Can you drink this tap water?
何をお飲みになりますか？ ジン、ウォッカ、ビール、ワイン、日本酒、それともチューハイ？ 何でも言ってくださいね。お酒なら何でもありますから。
What would you like to drink? Gin, vodka, beer, wine, sake, or chuhai? You name it, we’ve got anything that has alcohol in it.