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How to say Reading In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
読むよむ
Pronunciation: yomu
How to Say It Outloud: yo-mu
Usage: standard verb form
Example Sentence Japanese:私は本を読むのが好きです。
Example Sentence English:I like reading books.
KanjiHiragana
読書どくしょ
Pronunciation: dokusho
How to Say It Outloud: do-ku-sho
Usage: noun form
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の趣味は読書です。
Example Sentence English:His hobby is reading.
KanjiHiragana
閲読えつどく
Pronunciation: etsudoku
How to Say It Outloud: e-tsu-do-ku
Usage: formal reading, especially of documents
Example Sentence Japanese:レポートの閲読が必要です。
Example Sentence English:The report needs to be read.
KanjiKatakana
リーディングリーディング
Pronunciation: rīdingu
How to Say It Outloud: ree-deeng
Usage: loanword for reading, often used in specific contexts like sports or metrics
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はゴルフのリーディング選手です。
Example Sentence English:He's the leading player in golf.

Dictionary

読みよみCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • reading
Noun
  • reading (of a kanji, esp. kun reading)
Noun
  • reading (e.g. of a situation); insight; judgment; interpretation; prediction; calculation
読書どくしょCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • reading (a book)
Wikipedia definition
  • Reading (process)
解釈かいしゃくCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • interpretation; explanation; reading; construction
読み方よみかたCommon word
Noun
  • pronunciation; reading (e.g. of a kanji)
Noun
  • way of reading (out loud)
Noun
  • interpretation (e.g. of a text); reading
拝読はいどく
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • reading
リーディングリーディングCommon word
Noun
  • reading
閲覧えつらんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • inspection; reading; perusal
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • browsing (the web)
講読こうどくjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • reading; translation
書斎しょさいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • study; library; den; home office; reading room
Wikipedia definition
  • Study (room)
笑覧しょうらん
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • (your) reading (of my work)
読み物よみものCommon word
Noun
  • reading matter; reading material
朗読ろうどくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • reading aloud; recitation
読み取りよみとりCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
  • reading (e.g. by a scanner)
読み出しよみだし
Noun
  • reading; readout (computer)
読み込みよみこみ
Noun
Suru verb
  • reading; loading
披見ひけん
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • reading; perusing
書見しょけん
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • reading
閲読えつどく
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • reading; perusal
購読こうどくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • buying and reading (book, magazine, etc.); subscribing (incl. free subscriptions); taking (e.g. newspaper)
精読せいどく
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • careful reading; close reading; intensive reading

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