Meaning

Primary

Black Smoke

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Black smoke is black smoke. It's also something you should avoid if you can.

Reading

こくえん
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)
くろけむり
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

黒煙が見えると思ったら、あそこのマンションで火事だって!

I thought I saw black smoke, and turns out there's a fire at that apartment building over there!

俺は黒煙をモクモク出して走るディーゼル車が好きなんです。

I like diesel cars that run with a cloud of black smoke.

黒煙を上げながら冬の北海道を走るSLは、とてもカッコよかったです。

The steam locomotive billowing black smoke and running through the winter landscape of Hokkaido was really cool.

Kanji Composition